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NCT number NCT00262353
Study type Interventional
Source University Hospital, Ghent
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Status Suspended
Phase N/A

Clinical Trial Summary

Comparison of the efficacy of dialysis by conventional dialysis versus Prometheus artificial hepatic system


Clinical Trial Description

After inclusion, patients will be dialysed with low-flux artificial kidneys. 1 week of dialysis exists of 3 days of dialysis. In week 4, day 2, patients will be treated once with the Prometheus artificial hepatic system or with high-flux dialysis. The other days low-flux kidneys will be used. Week 5 and 6 are a wash-out period. Week 7 is identical to week 4 but the other system than in week 4 is used. Blood samples are taken at regular moments in week 3, week 4 (day 2) and week 7 (day 2).


Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


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