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Plasma Citrulline Level in Relation to Absorptive Surface

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00286039
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 2, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 30, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Ghent

Brief Summary:

Correlation between determination of citrulline in plasma or dried blood

Reference ranges for healthy children and babies

Longitudinal follow-up of citrulline in preterm babies


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Intestinal "Failure" Procedure: Blood sampling Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Plasma Citrulline Level in Relation to Absorptive Surface
Study Start Date : August 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Blood sampling
    Blood sampling is used.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Correlation between determination of citrulline in plasma or dried blood [ Time Frame: Untill end of study ]
  2. Reference ranges for healthy children and babies [ Time Frame: Until end of study ]
  3. Longitudinal follow-up of citrulline in preterm babies [ Time Frame: Untill end of study ]


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 0-18 years
  • preterm babies up to 1.500g
  • preterm babies over 1.500g

Exclusion Criteria:

  • gastro-intestinal problems (except for the preterm babies)
  • congenital metabolic disorders
  • dysfunction of the liver or kidneys
  • congenital defects

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Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Eddy Robberecht, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: University Hospital, Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00286039     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005/163
First Posted: February 2, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 30, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011