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Renal Failure clinical trials at UC Health
5 in progress, 2 open to new patients

  • Comparison of the Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) With Fistulas as Conduits for Hemodialysis

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The main purpose of this study is to compare the Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) with arteriovenous fistula (AVF) when used for hemodialysis access

    at UC Irvine UCSD UCLA UC Davis UCSF

  • Standard wound closure with/without incisional negative pressure wound therapy (INPWT) in high risk patients having panniculectomy

    “Is surgical wound healing complications, pain, and scarring improved with incisional negative pressure wound therapy (INPWT)?”

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Incisional negative pressure therapy (INPWT) has previously been shown in certain patient populations to decrease wound healing complications, decrease the rate of hematomas and seromas, as well as have better scar quality. We have found a group of patients, those who have panniculectomies in preparation for renal transplant, with significantly higher rates of wound healing complications. We believe the best way to demonstrate benefits of incisional negative pressure wound therapy will be in this group of patients known to have significantly higher rates of wound complications.

    at UC Davis

  • A Study of Past Experimental Treatment With Dexmedetomidine in Patients With Renal Transplants

    “This retrospective study will examine the use of Dexmedtomidine in renal transplants.”

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Investigators aim to retrospectively research patients undergoing renal transplants that received dexmedetomidine perioperatively to see if dexmedetomidine use protects renal function. Investigators hope to elucidate any association between renal transplant patients and perioperative dexmedetomidine administration, these include (but are not limited to) UOP, Cr/GFR, morbidity, mortality, in hospital complications and failure rate. Investigators will research both living and cadaveric renal transplants.

    at UC Davis

  • Comparison of the Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) With ePTFE Grafts as Conduits for Hemodialysis

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The main purpose of this study is to compare the Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) with ePTFE grafts when used for hemodialysis access.

    at UC Irvine

  • Eribulin Mesylate in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Cancer of the Urothelium and Kidney Dysfunction

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase I/II trial studies the side effects and best dose of eribulin mesylate and to see how well it works in treating patients with cancer of the urothelium that has spread to nearby tissue or to other places in the body and kidney dysfunction. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as eribulin mesylate, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Chemotherapy drugs may have different effects in patients who have changes in their kidney function.

    at UC Davis

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