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Causes of Disqualification of Egyptian Potential Living Liver Donors

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01809249
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 12, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2013
Sponsor:
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
Criteria

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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Locations
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Egypt
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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01809249     History of Changes
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