Malnutrition in Gastroenterology Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00168935|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 7, 2010
Background: Malnutrition is frequently occurring in sick patients and is associated with a higher morbidity and mortality. Muscle dysfunction is a common finding in malnutrition which leads to a reduced functional status and quality of life.
Specific aims: The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of a three month nutritional intervention with oral supplements on nutritional status, muscle function and quality of life.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Malnutrition||Drug: Fresubin protein energy Drink (CAVE! nutritional intervention)||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Study Start Date :||March 2004|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2008|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00168935
|Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin CCm|
|Berlin, Germany, 10117|
|Principal Investigator:||Matthias Pirlich, MD||Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin ,Klinik für Gastroenterologie CCM|