Standard of Care for Kidney Disease

BIDMC Transplant Center, Boston, MA
Kidney DiseaseStandard of Care - Other
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will test whether offering to reimburse lost wages will increase the number of people willing to donate kidneys.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

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Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Difference between reimbursement arms
Effect of wage reimbursement on racial disparities in LDKT
Effectiveness of wage reimbursement on LDKT rate

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

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Side Effects for

Ketamine and DCS Treatment
This histogram enumerates side effects from a completed 2016 Phase 4 trial (NCT01833897) in the Ketamine and DCS Treatment ARM group. Side effects include: sedation with 38%, headache with 25%, phosphenes with 13%, hypomania with 13%.

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

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Experimental Treatment

453 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Standard of Care · No Placebo Group · N/A

LW-BExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Wage Reimbursement B, Standard of Care · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Other
LW-AExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Standard of Care, Wage Reimbursement A · Intervention Types: Other, Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterLead Sponsor
791 Previous Clinical Trials
849,107 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current enrollment size for this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. According to, the aforementioned trial is actively searching for participants to participate. The experiment was initially posted on February 5th 2018 and recently modified on June 15th 2021; with a goal of recruiting 735 patients from 1 site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this research endeavor currently available to enrollees?

"Per, this trial is actively seeking research subjects and has been since February 5th 2018 when it was first advertised; the details were last amended on June 15th 2021." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.