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Periodic Versus Continuous IV Iron Supplementation in HD Patients

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: NCT02787824
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 1, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 20, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Efstathios Mitsopoulos, Papageorgiou General Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of two regimens of intravenous iron sucrose [continuous (in every hemodialysis session) versus intermittent (every 1-4 weeks)] on the response of rHuEPO in the maintenance phase of its administration in hemodialysis patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease Drug: Iron Sucrose Supplement Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 27 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Periodic Versus Continuous (at Every Session of Hemodialysis) iv Iron Supplementation in Chronic HD Patients
Study Start Date : May 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Iron

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: continuous iv administration of iron sucrose
Prior to the study, all our patients were receiving intravenous iron sucrose in an intermittent mode (every 1-4 weeks).Patients on this arm will receive the same previous dose of iron glucose but in a continuous mode (smaller doses of iron sucrose in every session).
Drug: Iron Sucrose Supplement
Active Comparator: intermittent iv administration of iron sucrose
Patients on this arm will continue to receive the same previous intermittent mode of iron sucrose.
Drug: Iron Sucrose Supplement

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change of serum hemoglobin level (g/dl) [ Time Frame: Month 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Constant rHu-EPO and iron dose for at least 2 months before starting the study
  • Hemoglobin ≥ 8,5g/dl and <12,5 g/dl
  • Ferritin < 1000 mg/dl
  • TSAT < 50%
  • CRP < 5 mg/dl

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Malignant tumor disease
  • Oral iron supplementation
  • Active bleeding issues
  • Surgical intervention within the last 8 weeks before study inclusion

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02787824

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Papageorgiou General Hospital
Thessaloniki, Greece, 56403
Sponsors and Collaborators
Papageorgiou General Hospital
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Responsible Party: Efstathios Mitsopoulos, Director of Nephrology Dept, Papageorgiou General Hospital Identifier: NCT02787824    
Other Study ID Numbers: 637/13.7
First Posted: June 1, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 20, 2017
Last Verified: May 2016
Keywords provided by Efstathios Mitsopoulos, Papageorgiou General Hospital:
iron deficiency
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency
Ferric Oxide, Saccharated