The Burden of Peripheral Artery Occlusion Disease and Associated Factors in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00173602
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The investigators want to evaluate the burden of peripheral artery occlusion disease in Taiwan peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients by using ankle-brachial pressure index (ABI) and toe-brachial pressure index (TBI). Furthermore, the investigators hope to demonstrate the possible casual factors of peripheral artery occlusion disease (PAOD) in PD patients.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Receive stable peritoneal dialysis patients for more than 3 months
Active infection, malignancy and recent hospitalization