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Management of Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy-related Hyperlipidemia Among HIV-infected Patients in Taiwan

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified January 2017 by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
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Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 28, 2012
Last updated: April 27, 2017
Last verified: January 2017
  1. Written informed consent must be obtained before any study specific procedures are undertaken.
  2. The process of the experiment (brief describe) The patients must come back for follow during 4 to 12 weeks after starting the new therapy. The investigators will follow the patients' lipid profile and any side effects and stop the observation till 36 months after starting the new therapy. The serum level of HIV-VL, CD4, GOT, GPT, triglyceride, cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, and LDL-cholesterol will be checked every 3 months. The patients' chart and all data will be delinked to protect the patients' right and privacy.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Tropical Medicine Center (TMC), Kaohsiung Medicine University Hospital (KMUH)

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Further study details as provided by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2019 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
HIV/AIDS group

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-infected patients who receive HAART therapy but have metabolic side effects.
  • Age over 20 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Abnormal liver function: GOT or GPT 5 times over normal upper limit
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01697540

Contact: Jih- jin Tsai, MD 886-7-3121101 ext 6638

Tropical medicine center Recruiting
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Contact: Jih- Jin Tsai, MD    886-7-3121101 ext 6638   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT01697540     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KMUHIRB-2012-05-05(I)
Study First Received: September 28, 2012
Last Updated: April 27, 2017 processed this record on May 25, 2017