Advertisement

Topics

Active Vitamin D Effect on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

2014-08-27 03:50:41 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) predicts mortality at start of dialysis. Prevention of of LVH is important. It is not known whether secondary hyperparathyroidism might induce LVH. In the present study patients are randomised to 1.25 dihydroxycholecalciferol or no treatment to study the effect on LVH.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Kidney Disease

Intervention

Alfacalcidiol

Location

Department of Renal Medicne C, Skejby Hospital
Aarhus
Denmark
8200

Status

Terminated

Source

University of Aarhus

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:50:41-0400

Clinical Trials [2412 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Wasting in Chronic Kidney Disease

Protein energy wasting is an independent factor associated with morbi-mortality in chronic kidney disease. Wasting is particularly common in chronic diseases of organs such as kidney disea...

Low Phosphate Diets in Patients With Early Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

The purpose of this study is to learn more about how the kidneys control the blood levels of phosphorus in patients with early chronic kidney disease. The ultimate goal is to use this inf...

Loop Diuretics in Chronic Kidney Disease

The purpose of this study is to verify the efficacy of diuretic therapy on blood pressure control and left ventricular mass in patients affected by chronic kidney disease

Autologous Neo-Kidney Augment (NKA) in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

A Phase II, Open-Label Safety and Efficacy Study of an Autologous Neo-Kidney Augment (NKA) in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (RMTX-CL001). NKA is made from expand...

Evaluation of the Risk of NSF Following MultiHance Injection in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

The objective of this long-term study is to prospectively compare the incidence of NSF in two cohorts (Cohort 1 - patients with moderate chronic kidney disease eGFR 30 to 59 and Cohort 2 -...

PubMed Articles [20773 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Association of the TG/HDL-C and Non-HDL-C/HDL-C Ratios with Chronic Kidney Disease in an Adult Chinese Population.

Evidence indicates a role for dyslipidemia in the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the association of lipid abnormalities and their ratios with kidney disease using the new CKD Ep...

Hyaluronic Acid as a New Biomarker to Differentiate Acute Kidney Injury From Chronic Kidney Disease.

It may be difficult to differentiate acute kidney injury from chronic kidney disease in patients with no past medical reports of kidney function. This study aimed to investigate the role of serum hyal...

Continuation of lithium after a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease.

To investigate whether continued lithium or anticonvulsant treatment after a first diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) was associated with progression to irreversible end-stage kidney disease.

Integrative Bioinformatics Analysis Provides Insight into the Molecular Mechanisms of Chronic Kidney Disease.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem. Regardless of the underlying primary disease, CKD tends to progress to end-stage kidney disease, resulting in unsatisfactory and cost...

Serum Hepcidin and Iron Indices Affect Anemia Status Differently According to the Kidney Function of Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease Patients: Korean Cohort Study For Outcome in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (KNOW-CKD).

No studies have examined the association among serum hepcidin, iron indices, or anemia status based on the kidney function of non-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level for more than three months. Chronic kidney insufficiency is classified by five stages according to the decline in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE and the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA). The most severe form is the end-stage renal disease (CHRONIC KIDNEY FAILURE). (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002)

The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.

Decalcification of bone or abnormal bone development due to chronic KIDNEY DISEASES, in which 1,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D3 synthesis by the kidneys is impaired, leading to reduced negative feedback on PARATHYROID HORMONE. The resulting SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM eventually leads to bone disorders.

Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.

A severe irreversible decline in the ability of kidneys to remove wastes, concentrate URINE, and maintain ELECTROLYTE BALANCE; BLOOD PRESSURE; and CALCIUM metabolism. Renal failure, either acute (KIDNEY FAILURE, ACUTE) or chronic (KIDNEY FAILURE, CHRONIC), requires HEMODIALYSIS.

More From BioPortfolio on "Active Vitamin D Effect on Left Ventricular Hypertrophy"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Relevant Topics

Dialysis
In medicine, dialysis is a process for removing waste and excess water from the blood, and is primarily used to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Dialysis may be used for those with an acute disturba...

Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...


Searches Linking to this Trial