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Heart Failure and Peritoneal Ultrafiltration

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Baxter Healthcare Corporation Identifier:
First received: August 23, 2006
Last updated: April 19, 2017
Last verified: April 2009
The objective of the study is to determine if the addition of peritoneal ultrafiltration to standard therapy in treatment-resistant severe heart failure patients will improve fluid balance and functional capacity such that they will spend less time in the hospital and have an improved ambulatory quality of life in comparison to patients who remain on standard therapy alone.

Condition Intervention Phase
Congestive Heart Failure Drug: Extraneal Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment-Resistant Heart Failure (HF) and Peritoneal Ultrafiltration (PUF): A Randomized Prospective Trial of Standard Care Versus Standard Care With Peritoneal Ultrafiltration in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Severe Heart Failure

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Further study details as provided by Baxter Healthcare Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • All-cause Hospitalization (Unadjusted) [ Time Frame: 6 to 24 months ]
    All-cause hospitalization was defined as (1) hospitalization for any cause of any duration or (2)any ER visit or any clinic visit specifically for congestive heart failure requiring intravenous administration of an inotrope, vasodilator or diuretic.

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intervention
peritoneal dialysis
Drug: Extraneal
Periotneal Dialysis
No Intervention: Standard of Care


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults with congestive heart failure (CHF) who remain fluid overloaded despite standard treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have reversible CHF or have diseases or conditions that would contraindicate the use of peritoneal dialysis.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00368641

United States, California
San Jose, California, United States
Torrance, California, United States
United States, Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States
United States, Illinois
Evanston, Illinois, United States
United States, North Carolina
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Australia, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Leuven, Belgium
Liege, Belgium
Roeselare, Belgium
Canada, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Canada, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Study Chair: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  More Information

Responsible Party: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Identifier: NCT00368641     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 25885
Study First Received: August 23, 2006
Results First Received: April 30, 2009
Last Updated: April 19, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Dialysis Solutions
Pharmaceutical Solutions processed this record on August 21, 2017