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Effect of Vitamin D Supplement on Inflammation Markers in High-Risk Cardiovascular Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

2014-08-27 03:18:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if vitamin D supplementation changes the results of certain tests associated with inflammation in the body using an oral, synthetic form of vitamin D called paricalcitol.

Description

Vitamin D deficiency is common and has been associated with an increased risk of heart disease. In patients with the combination of kidney disease and heart disease, inflammation is thought to contribute to a high rate of cardiac events. Less is known about the effects of vitamin D supplementation on certain tests associated with inflammation in the body.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Coronary Artery Disease

Intervention

paricalcitol, placebo

Location

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19107

Status

Recruiting

Source

Thomas Jefferson University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:02-0400

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