The North American Pancreatitis Study (NAPS)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2012 by University of Pittsburgh.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01545167
First received: February 29, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

This study will investigate several genes and other factors measured in the blood that may cause recurrent acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis.


Condition Intervention
Pancreatitis
Genetic: blood sampling
Other: questionnaire

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The North American Pancreatitis Study

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Further study details as provided by University of Pittsburgh:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

Blood samples and extracted biomarkers and genetic material.


Estimated Enrollment: 4800
Study Start Date: September 2008
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
pancreatitis
pancreatitis
Genetic: blood sampling
blood samples obtained to extract biomarkers and dna for analysis
Other: questionnaire
questionnaire
controls
people without pancreatitis
Genetic: blood sampling
blood samples obtained to extract biomarkers and dna for analysis
Other: questionnaire
questionnaire

Detailed Description:

This study seeks to enroll people with and without pancreatitis. There is only one study visit to obtain consent, a blood sample and complete a questionnaire.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

people with and without pancreatitis

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

pancreatitis patients who are at least 14 years of age with a diagnosis of acute or chronic pancreatits

  • controls who do not have pancreatitis and must be at least 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unable or unwilling to sign informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01545167

Contacts
Contact: Megan Hendricks, RN meganh@pitt.edu

Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh Recruiting
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Contact: Megan Hendricks, RN       meganh@pitt.edu   
Principal Investigator: David Whitcomb, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pittsburgh
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01545167     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DK 061451, NAPS2-AS
Study First Received: February 29, 2012
Last Updated: February 29, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Pittsburgh:
pancreatits

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatitis
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014