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Effect of Fetuin A in Hemodialysis Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2006 by University of Shizuoka.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Maruyama Memorial General Hospital
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University of Shizuoka Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2006
Last updated: May 18, 2006
Last verified: March 2006

The purpose of this study is to examined the effect of fetuin A on atherosclerosis and prognosis in hemodialysis patients.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Official Title: The Effect of Serum Fetuin A Concentration on the 5-Year Prognosis in Hemodialysis Patients

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Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: March 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2006
Detailed Description:

Fetuin A is known to be a potent inhibitor of ectopic calcification in plasma, and the concentration of fetuin A is closely associated with protein nutritional status. The purpose of this study is to examine whether the plasma concentration of fetuin A is associated with atherosclerosis and 5-year prognosis in hemodialysis patients.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hemodialysis for at least 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Disabled patients
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00309426

Maruyama Hospital
Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, 430-0001
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Shizuoka
Maruyama Memorial General Hospital
Study Chair: Hiromichi Kumagai, MD University of Shizuoka
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00309426     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CT2006003
Study First Received: March 27, 2006
Last Updated: May 18, 2006
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

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Nutrition Disorders processed this record on November 20, 2014