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Procurement and Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00084305
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : June 10, 2004
Last Update Posted : July 24, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) )

Brief Summary:
The etiology of pulmonary fibrosis is unknown. Analyses of blood, genomic DNA, and specimens procured by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from individuals with this disorder may contribute to our understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis. The purpose of this protocol is to procure and analyze blood, genomic DNA, and specimens by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from subjects with pulmonary fibrosis. In addition, blood, genomic DNA, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, as well as bronchoscopy and post-mortem examination specimens may be procured and analyzed from relatives of subjects with hereditary forms of pulmonary fibrosis; blood, genomic DNA, and bronchoscopy specimens may be procured from healthy research volunteers.

Condition or disease
Pulmonary Fibrosis Healthy Volunteers Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS)

Detailed Description:
The etiology of pulmonary fibrosis is unknown. Analyses of blood, genomic DNA, and specimens procured by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from individuals with this disorder may contribute to our understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis. The purpose of this protocol is to procure and analyze blood, genomic DNA, and specimens by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from subjects with pulmonary fibrosis. In addition, blood, genomic DNA, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, as well as bronchoscopy and post-mortem examination specimens may be procured and analyzed from relatives of subjects with hereditary forms of pulmonary fibrosis; blood, genomic DNA, and bronchoscopy specimens may be procured from healthy research volunteers.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Procurement and Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis
Actual Study Start Date : June 9, 2004


Group/Cohort
Family
Family members of patients with pulmonary fibrosis
Healthy Volunteers
Healthy Volunteers
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Patients with pulmonary fibrosis



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Procure and analyze [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]
    The objectives and specific aims of this protocol are to procure and analyze blood and cell/tissue specimens from individuals with pulmonary fibrosis, relatives of subjects with familial pulmonary fibrosis, and healthy research volunteers.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with pulmonary fibrosis@@@@@@
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals who are 18 years of age or older with any of the following:

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (defined by either an open lung biopsy demonstrating pulmonary fibrosis and/or HRCT scan findings consistent with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis as outlined by the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society guidelines),

Familial pulmonary fibrosis (defined as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in two or more first-degree relatives)

Relatives of patients with hereditary pulmonary fibrosis,

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (diagnosed by paucity or deficiency of platelet dense bodies on whole mount electron microscopy),

Pulmonary fibrosis associated with rheumatoid arthritis [defined by 1987 American College of Rheumatology Revised Criteria for the Classification of RA], or

Healthy research volunteers by history and indicated tests (individuals without history of chronic pulmonary disorder, collagen vascular disease, or bleeding disorder).

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals with any of the following:

Significant Inhalational exposure to fibrogenic fibers or dusts (i.e., asbestos, silica, coal, beryllium) or exposure to drugs associated with pulmonary fibrosis,

Uncontrolled ischemic heart disease,

Other collagen vascular disorders (i.e. systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, polymyositis, mixed connective tissue disease),

Uncorrectable bleeding diathesis,

Pregnancy or lactation, or

Inability to give informed consent.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00084305


Contacts
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Contact: Bernadette R Gochuico, M.D. (301) 451-7979 gochuicb@mail.nih.gov

Locations
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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 Office of Patient Recruitment (OPR)    800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010    prpl@cc.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Bernadette R Gochuico, M.D. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00084305     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 040211
04-HG-0211
First Posted: June 10, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2019
Last Verified: July 17, 2019
Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) ):
Bronchoscopy
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Lung Biopsy (Clinically-Indicated)
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pulmonary Fibrosis
Hermanski-Pudlak Syndrome
Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Albinism, Oculocutaneous
Albinism
Eye Diseases, Hereditary
Eye Diseases
Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Platelet Storage Pool Deficiency
Blood Platelet Disorders
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Hypopigmentation
Pigmentation Disorders
Skin Diseases
Metabolic Diseases