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Eligibility
for people ages 12 years to 24 years
Location
at San Francisco, California and other locations
Dates
study started
estimated completion:
Principal Investigator

Description

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of lower calorie refeeding versus higher calorie refeeding in hospitalized adolescents with anorexia nervosa.

Official Title

Multi-center Randomized Controlled Trial of Refeeding in Anorexia Nervosa

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa eating disorders refeeding adolescent medicine nutritional rehabilitation

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 12 years to 24 years

  • diagnosis of AN
  • atypical AN
  • no hospital admissions for the previous six months
  • meet hospitalization criteria: daytime heart rate (HR) < 50 bpm or night time HR < 45 bpm, blood pressure (BP) <90/45 mmHg, temperature < 35.6° C, or symptomatic orthostasis defined by increase in HR> 35 bpm or decrease in systolic BP> 20 mmHg or decrease in diastolic BP> 10 mmHg from lying to standing

You CAN'T join if...

  • diagnosis of bulimia nervosa [DSM-5]
  • currently in remission (as defined by weight and EDE-Q score)
  • admission for food refusal without malnutrition
  • current pregnancy
  • chronic disease (e.g. immune/endocrine disorders, pulmonary, cardiac, or renal disease)
  • current suicidality or psychosis
  • < 60% mBMI

Locations

  • Stanford University Lucille Packard Children's Hospital
    Palo Alto, California, 94304, USA

Details

Status
accepting new patients by invitation only
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, San Francisco
ID
NCT02488109
Lead Scientist
Andrea Garber
Study Type
Interventional
Last Updated
April 2017