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

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"This retrospective study will examine the use of Dexmedtomidine in renal transplants."
Age: 18 years or older
Gender:
Any
Healthy Volunteers: No
Keywords: renal transplant, kidney transplant
Type: Observational Study
Target:
2000 Participants
Investigator:
Description
About 15,000 Americans a year have a kidney transplant. Graft failure occurs about ~ 40% of the time.

Dexmedtomidine can help prevent kidney deterioration. It has been shown to protect kidney function in animal laboratory studies.

This study will be a retrospective study. Patient data from the electronic medical records will be collected and analyzed. We will examine graft failure and overall complications. We will also examine the length of hospital stay, infections, and pulmonary complications.
This study requires

This is a retrospective study. Patients will receive routine standard of care. Nothing additional is required to participate.

Who can participate

Inclusion criteria:

Patients greater than or equal to 18 years old that underwent renal transplant at UC Davis Medical Center -

Exclusion criteria:

Patients that did not undergo renal transplants and patients less than 18 years old will be excluded from the study.

Benefits and risks of participating
BENEFITS:

The study team cannot promise any benefit from participating in this research study.

RISKS:

The study doctor will discuss risks associated with participating in this research study.
Compensation
There is no compensation for taking part in this study.
Resources
Schedule
Study duration and period
Since this is a retrospective study, no additional time is required from patients.
Recruitment period
From Oct. 11, 2013
Location
UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
Contact
Clinical Trials Office
Research Topic
Conditions:
  • Renal Failure

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