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This trial is designed to determine if the use of a computer algorithm designed to optimize mineral outcomes in dialysis patients increases the number of patients achieving the desired target endpoints for calcium, phosphorus and parathyroid hormone.
It is our hypothesis that a computerized dosing protocol incorporating both cinacalcet and vitamin D analogues can achieve significantly better control of mineral and bone parameters than currently observed in most dialysis facilities. This trial will test this hypothesis.
Objectives Primary Objectives
1. Compare the percent of patients achieving an intact PTH target of ≤ 300 pg/ml before and after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
2. Compare the percent of patients achieving a phosphorus of ≤ 5.5 mg/dL before and after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
1. Compare the percent of patients achieving an intact PTH target of ≤ 450 pg/ml before and after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
2. Compare the percent of patients achieving a phosphorus of ≤ 4.5 mg/dL before and after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
3. Compare the percent of patients achieving a calcium ≤ 10.1 mg/dL before and after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
4. Compare the percent of patients on cinacalcet and vitamin D analogues at baseline and at 6 and 12 months after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
5. Compare the mean and SD at baseline and 6 and 12 months for PTH, calcium and phosphorus.
6. Compare the total monthly and average weekly (for patients on the medication) active vitamin D analogue dose at baseline and at 6 and 12 months (converted to mcg q month of paricalcitol) after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD. 1 mcg paricalcitol = 0.5 mcg doxercalciferol
7. Compare the number of patients on calcium and non-calcium binders at baseline and at 6 and 12 months after the application of a computerized dosing protocol for management of CKD-MBD.
8. Determine the percent of patients who are non-compliant with oral cinacalcet and the percent that are unable to tolerate the dose required by the algorithm to achieve target outcomes
Control: Historical Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
cinacalcet and/or active vitamin D analogue
Lynchburg Nephrology Associates, P.L.L.C.
Active, not recruiting
University of Colorado, Denver
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:40-0400
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