Nashville, Tennessee 37232


Purpose:

This is a registry of human hepatocytes (liver cells) for research purposes.


Study summary:

Patients scheduled for partial hepatectomy/liver surgery are asked permission to use their discarded liver tissue for purposes of studying: 1. how drugs/medicines affect the liver and 2. the effects of storing liver cells in the cold or freezing.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Persons undergoing partial hepatectomy/liver surgery for any reason. Exclusion Criteria: - Persons with known HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), or hepatitis C virus (HCV) - A diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma without negative serologies - A diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma, where the total bilirubin has ever been greater or equal to 3.0 - The presence of a biliary drainage tube - Active sepsis


NCT ID:

NCT00178893


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Sunil K Geevarghese, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt University

Carla M Ramsey, RN, BSN
Phone: 615-936-0834
Email: carla.thomas@Vanderbilt.edu


Backup Contact:

Email: claudia.medlin@vanderbilt.edu
Claudia Medlin
Phone: 615-936-2573


Location Contact:

Nashville, Tennessee 37232
United States

Carla M Ramsey, RN, BSN
Phone: 615-936-0834
Email: carla.thomas@vanderbilt.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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