The Association Between Areca-nut Chewing Habit and Metabolic Syndrome
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02175524|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2014 by Taichung Veterans General Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : June 26, 2014
Last Update Posted : June 26, 2014
|Condition or disease|
|Oral and Esophageal Cancer Metabolic Syndrome.|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Study Start Date :||April 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2017|
Patients proved to be oral and esophageal cancer and had the habit of areca nut chewing.
Patients proved to be oral and esophageal cancer and did not have the habit of areca nut chewing.
- Metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: Up to 1 week ]Measure blood pressure, blood lipid profiles, fasting glucose, and waist circumferences.
- Antioxidant activity [ Time Frame: Up to 1 week ]Antioxidant ability measurements: lipid peroxidation markers (MDA), antioxidant enzymes activities (catalase, glutathione peroxidase, and superoxide dismutase).
- Inflammatory status [ Time Frame: Up to 1 week ]Measure inflammatory markers: C-reactive protein, Interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
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