This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions liver transplant, adherence
Treatment text message reminder
Sponsor Stanford University
Start date September 2012
End date January 2013
Trial size 42 participants
Trial identifier NCT01696331, 25318


Text message reminders will improve adherence to lab tests in adolescent liver transplant recipients.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation non-randomized
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose health services research
text message reminder
Sent TM reminder at beginning and end of each month that corresponded to required lab frequency. Patients were able to send autoresponses.

Primary Outcomes

Adherence to lab tests
time frame: One year

Secondary Outcomes

Texting responses
time frame: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 12 years up to 25 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Patient >12 years - Received liver transplant - Followed by Stanford Liver Transplant Team Exclusion Criteria: - No personal cell phone

Additional Information

Official title Impact of Text Messaging on Adherence in Adolescent Liver Transplant Patients
Description Adolescent patients who received a liver transplant will be recruited to participate in receiving text message reminders for lab tests. They will be send de-identified messages according to their required lab schedule. The investigators will monitor their adherence to lab tests as well as medication and clinic visits. They will also have a questionnaire about their medical regimen before and at the end of the study.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Stanford University.