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The Treatment and Natural History of Acromegaly

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified April 24, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001981
First Posted: January 24, 2000
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
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National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate the treatment and natural history of acromegaly. We have a longstanding interest in acromegaly treatment, and a cohort that has been followed for 30 years, or more in some cases. We will continue to follow patients and recruit new patients for treatment and follow-up. Blood and pituitary tumor tissue (when available through clinical care) will be saved for future analyses related to acromegaly.

Condition
Acromegaly Pituitary Neoplasm

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Acromegaly Treatment and Natural History

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 99999999
Study Start Date: April 15, 1985
Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the treatment and natural history of acromegaly. We have a longstanding interest in acromegaly treatment, and a cohort that has been followed for 30 years, or more in some cases. We will continue to follow patients and recruit new patients for treatment and follow-up.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Patients will be enrolled who are 18 years of age or over who are referred for care.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001981


Contacts
Contact: Craig S Cochran, R.N. (301) 402-1880 craigc@bdg10.niddk.nih.gov
Contact: Phillip Gorden, M.D. (301) 402-7340 gordenp@extra.niddk.nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office (PRPL)    800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010    prpl@mail.cc.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Phillip Gorden, M.D. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001981     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 850082
85-DK-0082
First Submitted: January 21, 2000
First Posted: January 24, 2000
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
Last Verified: April 24, 2017

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Somatostatin Analogue
Acromegaly
TSH Producing Tumor
Islet Cell Tumor
Ursodeoxycholate
Pituitary
Irradiation
Treatment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pituitary Neoplasms
Pituitary Diseases
Acromegaly
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Hyperpituitarism
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Hypothalamic Neoplasms
Supratentorial Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms