Phase II Study of Cholesterol- and Cholestanol-Free Diet, Lovastatin, and Chenodeoxycholic Acid for Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004346|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2003 by National Center for Research Resources (NCRR).
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the biosynthesis of cholesterol and cholestanol, and measure the turnover of individual sterols and bile acids in patients with cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis before and after a cholesterol- and cholestanol-free diet.
II. Assess the biosynthesis of cholesterol and cholestanol, and measure the turnover of individual sterols and bile acids in these patients before and after lovastatin and chenodeoxycholic acid.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis||Drug: chenodeoxycholic acid Drug: lovastatin||Phase 2|
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Following a 2-week baseline assessment, patients participate in a feeding study for up to 3 weeks. The diet is free of cholesterol and cholestanol.
For the next 4 weeks, patients return to their typical diet and are medicated with daily lovastatin and chenodeoxycholic acid.
The feeding study is repeated for an additional 3 weeks, with the patient taking either lovastatin or chenodeoxycholic acid.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||5 participants|
|Official Title:||Effects of Diet and Medication in Patients With Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis (CTX)|
|Study Start Date :||January 1996|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004346
|United States, Oregon|
|Oregon Health and Science University||Recruiting|
|Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239-3098|
|Contact: Sonja Connor 503-494-7775 email@example.com|
|Study Chair:||William Connor||Oregon Health and Science University|