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Epidemiology of Chronic Diarrhea Among Children Admitted to Gastroenterology Unit at Assuit University Children Hospital

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03261297
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2017 by moustafa abd ellatif, Assiut University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 25, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
moustafa abd ellatif, Assiut University

Brief Summary:

Chronic diarrhea is defined as stool volume of more than 10g/kg/day in toddlers/infants and greater than 200 g/day in older children that lasts for 14 days or more.

Chronic diarrhea has many of causes can calcified as infectious & noninfectious causes.

  • Infectious causes as: - Escherichia coli, Giardia Lamblia, tuberculosis, Clostridium difficile & Shigella.
  • Noninfectious causes as(Abnormal digestive processes- Nutrient Mal -absorption- Immune/ inflammatory- Defects of electrolyte And metaboliteTransport- Motility disorders- Diarrhea associated With exogenous substances)

There are four basic pathophysiological categories of diarrhea: as ( osmotic diarrhea- secretory diarrheas- motility related diarrhea- Inflammatory diarrhea)


Condition or disease
Chronic Diarrhea

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Epidemiology of Chronic Diarrhea Among Children Admitted to Gastroenterology Unit at Assuit University Children Hospital
Actual Study Start Date : August 22, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 22, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 22, 2018

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Identify the prevalence of chronic diarrhea at Gastroenterology unit at Assuit University Children Hospital [ Time Frame: one year ]
    Not yet recruiting: Participants are not yet being recruited


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. improve hospital to meet the most common couse of diarrha in our hospital [ Time Frame: one year ]
    Not yet recruiting: Participants are not yet being recruited



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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Month to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
epidemiological study
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1. -all patient from 1 month up to 17 years (1month-17 year) admitted gastroenterology unit at Assuit University Children Hospital 2. Diarrhea 14 days or more ( ≥14 day)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 1. age less than 1 month (≤1 month) 2. diarrhea less than 14 days (≤14 day) 3. chronic diarrhea due to malignancy & chemotherapy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03261297


Contacts
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Contact: moustafa abd ellatif 0127706049 drtifa1990@gmail.com

Locations
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Egypt
Moustafa Abd Ellatif Recruiting
Assiut, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University

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Responsible Party: moustafa abd ellatif, director clinical research, Assiut University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03261297    
Other Study ID Numbers: 17100287
First Posted: August 25, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diarrhea
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms