RePROM is a single centre randomised pilot trial of usual care supplemented with an electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Measure (ePROM) system in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. This trial has now been completed.

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Trial details

Full Title: The use of an electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Measure in the Management of Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

Short Title:  The RePROM Pilot Trial.

Aim of the study: To assess the feasibility of undertaking a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of the use of ePROMs in the management of advanced CKD.

Study design: Open-label randomised controlled pilot trial.

Sample size: 66 patients will be recruited over a 12-month period.

Study Duration: The accrual period is 1 year and all patients will be followed up for 12 months. The end of trial will be the date of the last data capture.

Timeframes: NIHR grant start date: 1st January 2017. Trial set up will take place over 12 months, recruitment will take 12 months, all patients will be followed up for 12 months and 6 months has been allocated for data analysis and report writing. We aim to recruit the first participant in April/May 2018.

Protocol publication: 'Use of an electronic patient-reported outcome measure in the management of patients with advanced chronic kidney disease: the RePROM pilot trial protocol' has now been published online by BMJ Open. Access the article for free at:


Chief Investigator: Dr Derek Kyte

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Trial Sponsor: University of Birmingham. Ref.: RG_16-141.

Funding: National Institute for Health Research Post Doctoral Fellowship. Ref: PDF-2016-09-009.

Research Ethics Committee:West Midlands. Ref: 18/WM/0013. (approved 23 Feb 2018).


NIHR CRN Study ID: 36497

IRAS project ID: 232960

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The RePROM trial is a collaboration between Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) and the Centre for Patient Reported Outcome Research (CPROR).

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