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Audit of the Effect of Changing From IV to SC Administration of ESA's in Haemodialysis Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00382044
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 28, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 23, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to audit the effects of changing all hemodialysis patients from intravenous to subcutaneous administration of ESA's, to ensure that a cost-saving is achieved and that this does not occur at the expense of anemia control. The dose changes will occur according to usual clinical care of patients and not along a protocol.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Kidney Failure, Chronic Anemia Drug: Eprex; Neorecormon; Aranesp

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Audit of the Effect of Changing From IV to SC Administration of Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents in Haemodialysis Patients - Real Life Clinical Experience
Study Start Date : September 2006
Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Study Completion Date : April 2008

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Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • On haemodialysis at a Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Unit
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00382044


Locations
Australia, Western Australia
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 6009
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Neil C Boudville, MBBS Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Neil Boudville, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00382044     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NB-06-10
First Posted: September 28, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital:
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Dialysis
Anemia
epoetin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Darbepoetin alfa
Hematinics