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FLUID

Official Title

The Effect of Bio-Impedance Analysis versus usual care on left Ventricular mass in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

Status

Completed

Overview

To evaluate Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA)-guided fluid management to reduce volume expansion and Vitamin D supplimentation and the combination of both to decrease muscle thickening known as left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in patients with peritoneal dialysis.

Study Design

Randomized controlled, multicenter trial using a 2X2 factorial design

Number of Patients

75

Number of Sites

3

Study Period

2001–2013

Principal Investigator

Scott Brimble, Azim Gangji

Program Manager

Jackie Bosch

Research Coordinator

Jessica Tyrwhitt