Increasing Activity in Liver Transplant Patients


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Jacksonville, Florida: 13-004699
    NCT ID: NCT02058498
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-004699

About this study

Will adult liver transplant patients who are provided with physical activity (walking) instructions increase their physical activity and perceive an improved quality of life?

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion criteria:

  • Adult patients 18-65 years of age who receive a liver transplant at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville.
  • Adult patients who are 5-21 days post liver transplant.
  • Must be followed by Mayo Clinic Jacksonville at 4 months postoperatively.
  • Approved by a hepatologist and/or transplant surgeon to participate.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients with active infections
  • Patients with encephalopathy or cognitive dysfunction
  • Patients who receive a combined liver-kidney transplant
  • Patients with severe debility
  • Patients who require assistance to ambulate.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jennifer Serotta, D.N.P., A.R.N.P., FNP-C

Closed for enrollment

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