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Clinical Trial on the Effects of Long Term Administration of 20% Albumin in the Cardiovascular and Renal Function, And Hepatic Hemodynamics in Advanced Patients With Cirrhosis and Ascites.

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00968695
First Posted: August 31, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 15, 2015
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Collaborator:
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joan Albert Arnaiz, Instituto Grifols, S.A.
August 28, 2009
August 31, 2009
April 15, 2015
July 2009
April 2014   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • To asses plasma renin activity and plasma concentration of noradrenaline [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ]
  • Glomerular filtration [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ]
  • Portal hypertension [ Time Frame: 14 weeks ]
  • Cardiac Function [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ]
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Clinical Trial on the Effects of Long Term Administration of 20% Albumin in the Cardiovascular and Renal Function, And Hepatic Hemodynamics in Advanced Patients With Cirrhosis and Ascites.
Clinical Trial on the Effects of Long Term Administration of 20% Albumin in the Cardiovascular and Renal Function, And Hepatic Hemodynamics in Advanced Patients With Cirrhosis and Ascites.
Pharmacodynamic study of pathophysiological nature to assess the effects of prolonged administration of human albumin in the cardiocirculatory and renal function and hepatic hemodynamics in patients with advanced cirrhosis and ascites.
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Interventional
Phase 4
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Cirrhosis
  • Ascites
Drug: Albumin
The pattern of administration of 20% human albumin is 1'5g/kg every week to infuse in 6 hours with a minimum of 90 g up to 150 g in patients weighing less than 60 kg and more than 100 kg, respectively. Treatment duration is 12 weeks, which are 13 administrations of albumin.
Experimental: Albumin
Intervention: Drug: Albumin
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Completed
33
April 2014
April 2014   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age above 18 years and less than 80 years.
  • Diagnosis of liver cirrhosis by biopsy or by clinical, laboratory, or ultrasound.
  • Daily requirement of diuretics at least 200mg of spironolactone or 100mg of spironolactone and 40 mg of furosemide
  • Renal dysfunction defined by a plasma concentration of serum creatinine ≥ 1.2 mg / dl, BUN ≥ 25 mg / dl or a serum sodium concentration ≤ 130 mEq / L.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refractory Ascites (paracentesis requirements over 1 month.
  • Neoplastic disease including liver cancer if it exceeds the Milan criteria (one nodule> 5 cm or three nodules> 3 cm).
  • History of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) or surgical shunt
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding or bacterial infection documented in the past 15 days.
  • Heart failure or structural heart disease.
  • Organic renal insufficiency(proteinuria, hematuria and / or ultrasound data nephropathy).
  • Moderate or severe lung chronic disease.
  • Transplant.
  • Infection with human immunodeficiency virus.
  • Active addiction to drugs.
  • Mental state that prevents the patient understand the nature, extent and consequences of the study, except for hepatic encephalopathy.
  • Pregnancy.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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Spain
 
 
NCT00968695
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Joan Albert Arnaiz, Instituto Grifols, S.A.
Joan Albert Arnaiz
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Principal Investigator: Vicente Arroyo, MD Hospital Clínic of Barcelona
Instituto Grifols, S.A.
April 2015

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