ISN-ACT Clinical Trial List: February 2019
ISN Academy. ISN-ACT . Feb 14, 2019; 257660
Topic: Global Nephrology
Disclosure(s): The ISN-Advancing Clinical Trials is a new initiative of the ISN intended to leverage existing infrastructures within ISN, in order to improve global nephrology community participation in clinical trial research. As part of its activities, the ISN-ACT highlights and sometimes analyzes important recent nephrology trials from latest medical literature every month through the ISN-ACT Trial-list. Editors of the ISN-ACT Trial-List also select clinical trials of particular impact, and collaborate with the @ISNeducation social media learning team to represent these trials visually. Join the ISN-ACT To generate more high-quality clinical trials and studies in nephrology, ISN-ACT is calling on investigators and interested individuals. If you are an ISN member interested to join this great initiative, submit your application online. Use the button below (download PDF) to download this month's edition of the list.
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Once a month, the ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) team collects and publishes a list of important nephrology trials from the latest medical literature. Each trial is reviewed in context and their risk of bias in seven key areas assessed. This month, we reviewed the following trials:

- Post-operative administration of mesenchymal stem cells fails to ameliorate post-cardiac surgery AKI
Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Treatment of AKI after Cardiac Surgery
Swaminathan, et al. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018;29(1):260-267

- A first step towards establishing the optimal blood pressure target in haemodialysis patients.
BP in Dialysis: Results of a Pilot Study
Miskulin, et al. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018;29(1):307-316

- Weight-loss and exercise reduce proinflammatory markers in CKD
Metabolic Effects of Diet and Exercise in Patients with Moderate to Severe CKD: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Ikizler, et al. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018;29(1):250-259

- Novel acid binder increased serum bicarbonate but may be hard to swallow for patients
Randomized, Controlled Trial of TRC101 to Increase Serum Bicarbonate in Patients with CKD
Bushinsky, et al. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018;13(1):26-35

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