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Epidemiological Study in Children and Adolescents With Chronic Hepatitis B

2014-07-23 21:08:08 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to collect epidemiological data in children and adolescents with chronic hepatitis B(CHB), in particular data on the prevalence of HBeAg positive disease with associated ALT levels , active HBeAg negative disease and decompensated CHB in the pediatric population. Family history and history of HBV transmission is essential to assess the course of the disease and can be used to determine the best mode of treatment This information will be used to assist with the feasibility and design of studies for the Novartis clinical pediatric development program, as the current epidemiology of ediatric CHB is not accurately known in Western countries or the rest of the world making pediatric studies difficult to plan and conduct. This study forms part of the Novartis Pediatric Investigational Plan, a post marketing approval commitment to the EMEA Pediatric Committee.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Liver Diseases

Location

The Children's Hospital
Aurora
Colorado
United States
80045

Status

Recruiting

Source

Novartis

Results (where available)

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