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Relation Between Renin-Angiotensin Gene Polymorphisms, Plasma Adiponectin and Arterial Stiffness in Renal Transplant Recipients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00221533
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Ghent
  Purpose
Relation between Renin-Angiotensin Gene Polymorphisms, Plasma Adiponectin and Arterial Stiffness in Renal Transplant Recipients

Condition
Vascular Diseases Arterial Stiffness

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Relation Between Renin-Angiotensin Gene Polymorphisms, Plasma Adiponectin and Arterial Stiffness in Renal Transplant Recipients

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: March 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged between 18 and 80 years, extremes included
  • Kidney transplants with or without other transplant organs
  • Informed consent
  • Stable clinical condition on the basis of a pre-trial physical examination, medical history, and the results of blood biochemistry and haematology tests

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant, lactating females
  • Recent (< 4 weeks) change in antihypertensive drug medication
  • Current or recent (< 2 weeks) acute illness such as infection or bleeding
  • Current treatment for malignancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00221533


Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Francis Verbeke, MD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00221533     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005/196
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
Last Verified: December 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases