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Studies of Kidney Transplant Outcome

Information source: University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Transplant Recipient (Kidney); Steroid-Free Maintenance Immunosuppression; Post-Transplant Infections; Thymoglobulin

Intervention: Steroid-Free Maintenance Immunosuppression (Drug); Infection After Kidney Transplantation (Other); Evaluation of the DGF nomogram in Thymoglobulin (Drug)

Phase: N/A

Status: Active, not recruiting

Sponsored by: University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Arthur Matas, MD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute


The purpose of this study is to improve outcome for kidney transplant recipients. There has not been commensurate improvement in medium and long-term outcomes. Ongoing clinical research is necessary to improve transplant outcomes.

Clinical Details

Official title: Studies of Kidney Transplant Outcome

Study design: Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Primary outcome: Data Analysis

Detailed description: This study is looking at information already collected of transplant outcomes (short, medium and long-term complications and quality of life). This will specifically look at: 1. 10 year follow-up of steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression 2. A cross-sectional study of infection after kidney transplantation (with emphasis on infection in steroid-free recipients 3. An evaluation of the Delayed Graft Function (DGF) nomogram in Thymoglobulin treated recipients at the University of Minnesota


Minimum age: N/A. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Kidney Transplant Recipient at the University of Minnesota

- Kidney Transplant Recipients on steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression

Exclusion Criteria:

- Non-kidney transplant patients at the University of Minnesota

Locations and Contacts

University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, United States
Additional Information

Starting date: May 2009
Last updated: May 26, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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