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The Prevalence of Osteoporosis in Hemodialysis Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Papageorgiou General Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 29, 2006
Last updated: June 5, 2008
Last verified: June 2008

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence and severity of osteoporosis in hemodialysis patients and to evaluate potential correlations with renal bone disease indices

Condition Phase
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Osteoporosis in Hemodialysis Patients and Relevance With Renal Bone Disease

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Further study details as provided by Papageorgiou General Hospital:

Enrollment: 166
Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients on hemodialysis


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic hemodialysis
  • Age > 18-year old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior specific osteoporosis treatment except vitamin D and calcium supplement administration; active malignancy
  • Recent pregnancy
  • Immobilization
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00308828

Papageorgiou General Hospital
Thessaloniki, Greece, 56429
Sponsors and Collaborators
Papageorgiou General Hospital
Principal Investigator: Efstathios Mitsopoulos, MD Papageorgiou General Hospital
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Efstathios Mitsopoulos, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece Identifier: NCT00308828     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 47/31-1-2005
Study First Received: March 29, 2006
Last Updated: June 5, 2008
Health Authority: Greece: Ministry of Health and Welfare

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on November 24, 2014