Treatment Of Children With Short Stature At An Age Of 3-7 Years Who Were Born Small For Gestational Age

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: May 1, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
The primary objective is to evaluate, if Genotonorm (Genotropin) increases linear growth in short children born SGA. Safety of the drug is a main objective as well. The growth promoting effect of two different dosages is compared. The effect of long-term treatment on final height is evaluated (according to several amendments)

Condition Intervention Phase
Growth Disorders
Drug: Genotropin
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Growth Hormone Treatment in Short Children Born Small for Date (Genotonorm)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Height, height velocity

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Side effects

Estimated Enrollment: 110
Study Start Date: March 1990
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 7 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Birth length below -2 SD
  • Height at start below - 2 Sd

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any endocrine or chronic disease
  • Any known syndrome with short stature
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00174408

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00174408     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 89-041, A6281048
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: May 1, 2007
Health Authority: France: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Growth Disorders
Pathologic Processes processed this record on November 25, 2015