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Causes of Disqualification of Egyptian Potential Living Liver Donors

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01809249
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 12, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Iman Fawzy Montasser, Ain Shams University

Brief Summary:
Due to absence of Deceased-donors in Egypt, Living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has emerged as an option to the traditional deceased-donor transplantation procedure. But there is an essential risk related to liver resection for healthy donors.

Condition or disease
Donors Safety

Detailed Description:
The aim of this work is to identify and analyze the causes of disqualification of potential Egyptian living liver-donors in a University based liver transplant program

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 192 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 3 Months
Study Start Date : June 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2012

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. causes of disqualification of potential Egyptian living liver-donors [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
potential living liver donors

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All potential living liver donors in the period from June 2010 to June 2012

    1. Age between 18 and 50 years
    2. Relationship within 3rd degree of consanguinity with recipient or spouse.
    3. The donor-recipient pair must be blood group compatible.
    4. An informed consent should be obtained.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with nknown mrsdical or surgical history that interfere with donation

    • Underlying medical condition (diabetes, cardiopulmonary disease, etc.).
    • ABO incompatibility

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01809249

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Ain Shams Center For Organ Transplantation (ASCOT),Ain Shams university
Cairo, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ain Shams University
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Iman Fawzy Montasser, Lecturer of Tropical Medicine, Ain Shams University Identifier: NCT01809249    
Other Study ID Numbers: Donar Safety
First Posted: March 12, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 12, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013
Keywords provided by Iman Fawzy Montasser, Ain Shams University:
Living donor liver transplantation
Donar safety