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IGF-I/IGFBP-3 Therapy in Children and Adolescents With Growth Hormone Insenitivity Syndrome (GHIS) Such as Laron Syndrome

This study has been completed.
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First received: August 23, 2006
Last updated: September 11, 2012
Last verified: September 2012


To evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy, as growth velocity (statural growth), of rhIGF-I/rhIGFBP-3 administered for 12 months in pre-pubertal children and adolescents with GHIS.


This study is an open-label, multi-center clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of rhIGF-I/rhIGFBP-3 to increase rate of growth when administered once daily for 12 months in children and adolescents with growth hormone insensitivity syndrome (GHIS) such as Laron Syndrome. At the end of the initial twelve-month treatment period, additional safety and long-term efficacy data will be assessed in a second 12 month treatment period.

Condition Intervention Phase
Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome (GHIS) Laron Syndrome Drug: rhIGF-I/rhIGFBP-3 Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. A diagnosis of GHIS such as Laron syndrome,
  2. 2 - 18 years of age,
  3. Height less than or equal to -3SD for age,
  4. Pre-pubertal, defined as Tanner breast stage 1 or testis volume <4mL

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Children in puberty,
  2. Diagnosed malignancy,
  3. A diagnosis of diabetes mellitus
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00368173

United States, New York
Robert Rapaport, MD
New York, New York, United States
Dr. Alicia Belgorosky
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dr. Christina Bazan
Tucuman, Argentina
Dr. Bruce King
Newcastle, Australia
Dr. Durval Damiani
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dr. Kwok-leung NG
Hong Kong, China
Dr. Mohamed EL Kholy
Cairo, Egypt
Professor Annette Greuters
Berlin, Germany
Tiosano Dov
Haifa, Israel
Maria Carolina Salerno
Naples, Italy
Dr. Hilde Bjorndalen
Oslo, Norway
Dr. Carlos del Aguila
Lima, Peru
Dr. Magdalena Paskova
Kosice, Slovakia
Professor Nursen Yordam
Ankara, Turkey
United Kingdom
Dr. Cecilia Camacho-Hubner
London, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Insmed Incorporated
  More Information Identifier: NCT00368173     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: INSM-110-303
Study First Received: August 23, 2006
Last Updated: September 11, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Laron Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on June 23, 2017