Table 1

Timeline of study procedures and outcome assessments

Preoperative (≤3 months)IntraoperativePostoperative (≤7 days)3 months (±2 weeks)6 months (±2 weeks)9 months (±2 weeks)12 months
(±2 weeks)
Enrolment
 Eligibility screenX
 Laboratory (β-HCG if applicable)X
 Informed consentX
 AllocationX
Interventions
 Renal hypothermia versus no renal hypothermiaX
Assessments
 Baseline variablesX
 Laboratory values (serum creatinine, serum haemoglobin, urine albumin to creatinine ratio)XXXXX
 MedicationsXXXXXX
 PathologyX
 Quality of Life Questionnaire (EQ-5D)XX
 Radionucleotide glomerular filtration rateXX
 Renal scintigraphyXX
 MicroalbuminuriaXX
 ComplianceX
 Adverse eventsXXXXXX