Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Gastric Diseases
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00197470|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2005 by Hamamatsu University.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 20, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Gastric Ulcer Duodenal Ulcer Gastric Cancer||Procedure: IL-1, TNF-alpha, Il-10||Not Applicable|
H. pylori infection has close associations with the development of peptic ulcer diseases as well as gastric cancer, gastric adenoma, and gastric MALT lymphoma. The association of the host genetics with the susceptibility to various gastroduodenal disorders has been intensively investigated in the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer and gastric cancer by H. pylori infection .
In chronic active gastritis induced by H. pylori infection, activated neutrophils and mononuclear cells produce several pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines. In fact, levels of pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines are elevated in gastric mucosa infected with H. pylori.
Cytokine polymorphisms are associated with various inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Recently, cytokine polymorphisms are considered to play an important role in the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer and gastric cancer. However, the roles of the IL-10 polymorphisms on the pathogenesis of H. pylori-related gastric cancer and peptic ulcer have not been fully elucidated.It is unclear whether pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines polymorphisms were associated with pathogenesis of peptic ulcer and gastric cancer in Japan. Then, we intended to clarify the association between polymorphisms of IL-10 and the susceptibility to gastric cancer, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer in Japan, and to detect the individuals who have higher risks for gastrointestinal disease development.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Effects of Pro-Inflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory Cytokine Gene Polymorphism on the Development of Gastric Cancer and Peptic Ulcer in Japanese|
|Study Start Date :||January 2000|
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|Contact: Mitsushige Sugimotoemail@example.com|
|Hamamatsu University School of Medicine||Recruiting|
|Hamamatsu, Japan, 431-3192|
|Contact: Mitsushige Sugimoto +81-53-435-2261 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Study Chair:||MItsushige Sugimoto||First department of medicine, Hamamatsu University School of medicine|