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Natural History of Sickle Cell Disease

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified September 15, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) )
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00081523
First Posted: April 15, 2004
Last Update Posted: October 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) )
  Purpose
This study is not a treatment protocol and no experimental treatments are involved. Study participants may be seen as needed for clinical, translational and basic research studies, or as medically indicated. Subjects will receive their general medical care outside the NIH and will be seen at our clinic or at CNHS with varying frequency. Subjects may be seen for multiple visits. Subjects may be asked to return for additional testing as needed. Clinical care for patients with sickle cell disease will be provided as appropriate through the Sickle Cell Clinic and the inpatient clinical center.

Condition
Sickle Cell Disease

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Studies of the Natural History of Sickle Cell Disease

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) ):

Estimated Enrollment: 99999999
Study Start Date: April 13, 2004
Detailed Description:

This protocol will permit the establishment of a repository of biospecimens from individuals affected with sickle cell disease to identify and evaluate underlying disease mechanism(s), and to facilitate understanding of the pathogenesis and natural history of vaso-occlusive painful crisis and other complications of the disease. Patients will be evaluated with a medical history and physical examination and routine laboratory studies will be obtained as needed to assess diagnosis, disease activity, and disease complications and to monitor for treatment-related responses and toxicities. This protocol may also provide for the continued storage and analysis of clinical and research data, and biospecimens previously obtained from other NIH Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved protocols with subject consent.

Patients eligible for other research protocols will be offered an opportunity to participate in these studies after signed informed consent has been obtained. Apart from such protocols, any medical care or additional tests/investigations recommended or provided to the patient will be consistent with routine standards of practice and will be provided in consultation with the patient s referring

physician.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:
  • Individuals with known or suspected sickle cell disease
  • 2 years of age and older
  • Willingness and capacity to provide informed consent or appropriate informed consent from parent or legal guardian
  • Patients seen at sickle outpatient clinics at any one of the participating centers (CNHS or NIH).

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • Patient and/or guardian unable/unwilling to give informed consent or assent.
  • Patients less than 2 years of age.
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00081523


Contacts
Contact: James Nichols, R.N. (301) 402-2105 jnichols@mail.nih.gov

Locations
United States, District of Columbia
Childrens National Medical Center Recruiting
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
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   
Contact: Darlene Allen    (301) 435-1495    darlenea@nhlbi.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Swee Lay Thein, M.D. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00081523     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 040161
04-H-0161
First Submitted: April 15, 2004
First Posted: April 15, 2004
Last Update Posted: October 6, 2017
Last Verified: September 15, 2017

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) ):
Hemoglobin
Pain Crisis
Treatment Options
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Trait
Red Blood Cell Disorder
Thalassemia
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Hemolytic Disorders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia, Sickle Cell
Anemia, Hemolytic, Congenital
Anemia, Hemolytic
Anemia
Hematologic Diseases
Hemoglobinopathies
Genetic Diseases, Inborn