Impact of CKD on Children and Their Families

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Cairo University (CU)

Status

Unknown

Conditions

CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) Stage 5D

Treatments

Other: functional capacity
Other: Quality of life of families
Other: muscle strength
Other: Quality of life of children

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT04538443
CKD comorbidity

Details and patient eligibility

About

Based on the available literatures, previous studies have investigated the impact of CKD and dialysis on patient's health among adult and elderly population. As far as we know, this is the first empirical study that investigates the impact of CKD on children functional capacity and their families QOL.

Full description

The current study will be done to investigate the long term effect of the CKD itself on different dimensions of the child health to understand the unique characteristics of pediatric CKD. Also, it will be beneficial for designing a comprehensive physical therapy protocol for prevention of different complications and to improve their wellbeing healthcare. Additionally, it will be beneficial to determine the family and parental stresses and to build the rehabilitation plan for the child considering the possible family issues regarding the child condition.

Enrollment

100 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

8 to 12 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Age from eight to twelve years.
  • Both genders.
  • Diagnosed with ESRD (stage 5) based on the glomerular filtration rate (GFR < 15 mL/minute/1.73 m2).
  • Able to understand and follow instructions during assessment procedures.
  • Willing to participate in the study and attend the assessment procedures.

Exclusion criteria

Children of the following criteria will be excluded from the study:

  • Cardiopulmonary disorders
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Unstable angina
  • Severe uncontrolled diabetes
  • Neurological or cognitive disorders with functional deficits
  • Significant cerebral or peripheral vascular disease.

Trial design

100 participants in 1 patient group

hemodialysis group
Description:
One hundred children with ESRD who are treated with hemodialysis and their caregivers will participate in this study. They will be recruited from Nephrology Unit at Abo-Elreesh Hospital, Cairo University
Treatment:
Other: Quality of life of children
Other: muscle strength
Other: Quality of life of families
Other: functional capacity

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Shaymaa R Mahmoud, Master

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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