Far Infrared Treatment for Kidney Diseases
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00599391|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2009 by GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc..
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 23, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 5, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Kidney Failure||Radiation: Far Infrared Radiation (5μm to 20μm wavelength)||Phase 1|
There are many causes of chronic kidney disease. The most common cause is diabetes mellitus. Acute renal failure is a rapidly progressive loss of renal function, generally characterized by body fluids disturbances and electrolyte derangement.
It is believed that far infrared radiation of the central nervous system, the endocrine system and the kidneys will help in the management of renal failure and a possible cure.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||10 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase 1 Study to Examine the Use of Far Infrared Radiation for Renal Failure.|
|Study Start Date :||February 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 2008|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 2009|
Far Infrared Radiation
Radiation: Far Infrared Radiation (5μm to 20μm wavelength)
Far Infrared Radiation for 30 to 40 minutes per session.
- Kidney Function Improvement [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Causes of Mortality [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00599391
|The Centre for Incurable Diseases|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4V 1L5|
|Study Chair:||Ken Nedd, M.D.||GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.|
|Study Director:||Kwasi Donyina, Ph.D.||GAAD Medical Research Institute Inc.|