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Study of Genotype and Phenotype in Patients With Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005098
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : April 7, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

OBJECTIVES:

I. Establish cell lines from patients with alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency in order to examine genetic traits that predispose to liver injury.


Condition or disease
Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

Detailed Description:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE:

Patients undergo blood draw and skin biopsy. Cells are isolated from patients' blood and skin, cell lines are established, and genetic traits are examined.


Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 160 participants
Primary Purpose: Screening
Study Start Date : March 1999


Groups and Cohorts


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00005098


Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
University of Pittsburgh
Investigators
Study Chair: David H. Perlmutter University of Pittsburgh
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005098     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/14810
WUSM-930603
First Posted: April 7, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: May 2002

Keywords provided by National Center for Research Resources (NCRR):
alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency
genetic diseases and dysmorphic syndromes
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Subcutaneous Emphysema
Emphysema
Pathologic Processes
Alpha 1-Antitrypsin
Protein C Inhibitor
Trypsin Inhibitors
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action