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Kidney Disease Clinical Trials

A listing of Kidney Disease medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


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Angiotensin in Septic Kidney Injury Trial

Sepsis is the most common cause of ARF in the ICU. In last 50 years there have been no significant advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis, prevention or treatment of septic ARF, except for the use of renal replacement therapy (RRT) once it is established. It has been assumed ...


Alfuzosin for Medical Expulsion Therapy of Ureteral Stones

Patients presenting to Naval Medical Center San Diego with symptomatic ureteral stones visible on CT and KUB, and who are medically stable will be offered enrollment. Upon consent, patients will be randomly assigned to one of four outpatient treatment arms, randomized 1:1:1:1 and include; Group 1 - Alfuzosin 10 mg ...


High Flux Hemodialysis Thrice Versus Once

This study will be conducted in the HD center at NTUH. Patients undergoing chronic HD for at least 6 months will be evaluated for eligibility. Patients with previous adverse reactions to FX series dialyzer will not be included in this study. Detailed demographic physical characteristics of the participants will be ...


Sunitinib Before and After Surgery in Treating Patients With Stage IV Kidney Cancer

OBJECTIVES: - To correlate histologic measures of tumor angiogenesis and VHL mutation/methylation status with clinical outcome in patients with stage IV renal cell carcinoma treated with sunitinib malate. - To determine the effects of sunitinib malate on tumor vascular permeability by dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and iodine I 124 chimeric monoclonal ...


Aliskiren and Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity

Cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality are frequently occurring problems in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Apart from the so called traditional risk factors, also risk factors more or less specific to CKD contribute in the pathogenesis of these problems. There is strong evidence that the sympathetic hyperactivity, which often characterizes ...


Natural Killer Cells and Bortezomib to Treat Cancer

Natural killer (NK) cells are innate immune lymphocytes that are identified by the expression of the CD56 surface antigen and the lack of CD3. Unlike antigen specific T cells, NK cells do not require the presence of a specific tumor antigen for the recognition and killing of cancer cells. Our ...


A Study of Drug-Induced Kidney Disease

This is a retrospective study, by computer screening, chart review and phone survey to find herbal nephropathy and determine the cause-relationship. Using ICD-9-CM code as a tool to screen the newly diagnosed ESRD in NTUH computer data base, and divided patients into those with underlying disease(s) that cause the renal ...

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