Trial record 18 of 38 for:    hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis and Iron Overload Screening Study (HEIRS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005541
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: April 13, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
  Purpose

To determine the prevalence, genetic and environmental determinants, and potential clinical, personal, and societal impact of iron overload and hereditary hemochromatosis, in a multi-center, multiethnic, primary care-based sample of 100,000 adults. The study is conducted by the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications of the NHLBI, the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources of the NHLBI, and the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program of the NHGRI.


Condition
Blood Disease
Hemochromatosis
Iron Overload

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: January 2000
Study Completion Date: January 2006
Primary Completion Date: January 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00005541

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Ronald Acton University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigator: Paul Adams London Health Sciences Centre
Investigator: John Eckfeldt University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Investigator: Victor Gordeuk Howard University
Investigator: Emily Harris Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
Investigator: Christine McLaren University of California
Investigator: David Reboussin Wake Forest School of Medicine
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005541     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5083
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: April 13, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hematologic Diseases
Hemochromatosis
Iron Overload
Metal Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 21, 2014