The Influences of Malnutrition and Inflammation Complex Syndrome in Hemodialysis Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2005 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
National Taiwan University
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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 11, 2005
Last updated: February 6, 2009
Last verified: August 2005
The purpose of this study is to explore the severity of malnutrition and inflammation in Taiwanese hemodialysis patients.

Myocardial Ischemia
Cerebrovascular Accident

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Influences of Malnutrition and Inflammation Complex Syndrome in Hemodialysis Patients

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2007
Detailed Description:
Cardiovascular disease is the major of cause of mortality of hemodialysis patients. In addition to diabetes and hypertension, malnutrition and chronic inflammation are well-known to be major risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in normal population. For detecting the malnutrition and chronic inflammation and understanding the exact influences to hemodialysis patients, we conduct this study. We will collect the biochemical parameters, inflammatory markers, lipid parameters, hematologic parameters, and genomic DNA of patients. Then we will prospectively record the hospitalization, cardiovascular events, complications of arteriovenous fistula/graft, and mortality. According to the above results, we try to explore the exact role of malnutrition and inflammation in hemodialysis patients.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have received hemodialysis therapy for more than three months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Having active infection diseases now
  • Patients who have a malignancy
  • Had cardiovascular events in recent three months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00190125

Contact: Yu-Sen Peng, M.D. 886-2-89667000 ext 1514
Contact: Chih-Kang Chiang, M.D. 886-2-23123456 ext 3923

Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Not yet recruiting
Pan-Chiao, Taipei country, Taiwan, 220
Contact: Yu-Sen Peng, M.D.    886-89667000 ext 1514   
Sub-Investigator: Chih-Kang Chiang, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
National Taiwan University
Principal Investigator: Yu-Sen Peng, M.D. Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00190125     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-94008
Study First Received: September 11, 2005
Last Updated: February 6, 2009
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Infarction
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Brain Diseases
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia
Cardiovascular Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Pathologic Processes
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