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Establish the Caring Model of Children With Chronic Kidney Disease and End-stage Renal Disease: To Set up Childhood Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) Formula in Taiwan

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2010 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: December 1, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 1, 2010
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Information provided by:
China Medical University Hospital
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Condition Phase
Chronic Kidney Disease End-Stage Renal Disease Early Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by China Medical University Hospital:

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: August 2010
a single-group study
Pediatric OPD, age < 18 y/o.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pediatric OPD, age < 18 y/o.
  1. Main inclusion criteria: Pediatric OPD, age < 18 y/o.
  2. Main exclusion criteria: Acute renal failure, edema, muscular dystrophy, pleural effusion, ascites, malnutrition, neurogenic bladder, heart failure and ketoacidosis. And taken cimetidine or trimethoprim, and accepted renal replacement therapy.
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Responsible Party: Ching-Yuang Lin, M.D.,PhD., China Medical University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01250626     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DMR99-IRB-139
First Submitted: November 29, 2010
First Posted: December 1, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 1, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by China Medical University Hospital:
childhood GFR formula

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