Effect of Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition on Morbidity and Mortality of Malnourished Hemodialysis Patients
IDPN is widely used in HD patients without clue of its effectiveness. Study objectives: to evaluate IDPN effects on mortality (main objective), hospitalization rates, nutritional status, dialysis efficacy, Karnofsky score
IDPN is widely used in HD patients without clue of its effectiveness. Study objectives: to evaluate IDPN effects on mortality (main objective), hospitalization rates, nutritional status, dialysis efficacy, Karnofsky score.
Patient eligibility: adult patients ≤ 82 y with HD vintage > 6 mo. and 2 of the following malnutrition criteria: BMI ≤ 20 kg/m2, BW loss/6 mo. ≥ 10%, serum albumin ≤ 35 g/L, prealbumin ≤ 300 mg/L.
Recruitment: patients in 38 HD units from January 2001 to December 2002 Study protocol. Patients are randomized into 2 groups: IDPN group, given IDPN during one year, and control group. For ethical reasons, the 2 groups are given oral supplementation during the same period.
Follow-up: two years after start of nutritional therapy. Study end: December 31, 2004. Final results will be available in early 2005.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Intradialytic parenteral nutrition
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00314834
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Specialized solutions for PARENTERAL NUTRITION. They may contain a variety of MICRONUTRIENTS; VITAMINS; AMINO ACIDS; CARBOHYDRATES; LIPIDS; and SALTS.
The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
The at-home administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered via a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
Hospital units in which care is provided the hemodialysis patient. This includes hemodialysis centers in hospitals.
A selenium compound used as a source of SELENIUM, especially for patients that develop selenium deficiency following prolonged PARENTERAL NUTRITION.