Efficacy of L-Ornithine-L-Aspartate in Cirrhotics With Hepatic Encephalopathy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 9, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 9, 2007
Information provided by:
Aga Khan University

No Study Results Posted on for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Primary Completion Date : No date given
  Study Completion Date : September 2004
Publications of Results:
[1] ] STAEDT U, LEWELING H, GLADISCH R, KORTSIK C, HAGMULLER E, HOLM E. Effects of ornithine aspartate on plasma ammonia and plasma amino acids in patients with cirrhosis. A double-blind, randomized study using a four-fold crossover design. J Hepatol 1993;19(3): 424-430. [2] KIRCHEIS G, NILIUS R, HELD C, BERNDT H, BUCHNER M, GÖRTELMEYER R, et al. Therapeutic efficacy of L-ornithine-L-aspartate infusions in patients with cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy: results of a placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Hepatology 1997;25(6):1351-1360. [3] FEHÉR J, LÁNG I, GÓGL A, VARGA L, TOMPOS G, PRÓNAI L. Effect of ornithine-aspartate infusion on elevated serum ammonia concentration in cirrhotic patients - results of a randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind multicentre trial. Med Sci Monit 1997; 3(5):669-673. [4] KIRCHEIS G, WETTSTEIN M, VOM DAHL S, HÄUSSINGER D. Clinical efficacy of L-ornithine-L-aspartate in the management of hepatic encephalopathy. Met Brain Dis 2002;17(4): 453-462. [5] REES CJ, OPPONG K, AL MARDINI H, HUDSON M, RECORD CO. Effect of L- ornithine-L-aspartate on patients with and without TIPS undergoing glutamine challenge: a double blind, placebo controlled trial. Gut 2000; 47(4): 571-574.