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Survey in Patients With Chronic Adrenal Insufficiency in Germany

This study has been completed.
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University of Wuerzburg Identifier:
First received: March 5, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2007
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this survey is to assess patients with chronic primary or secondary adrenal failure regarding subjective health status, incidence and causes of adrenal crisis, hormone replacement regimens and concomitant endocrine or non endocrine disease.

Adrenal Insufficiency
Addison's Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Wuerzburg:

Study Start Date: May 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age > 18 years
  • chronic adrenal failure with disease duration > 12 months and hormone replacement therapy for cortisol deficiency

Exclusion Criteria:

  • adrenal insufficiency due to adrenocortical carcinoma
  • AI due to long-term pharmacological glucocorticoid treatment
  • glucocortiocid doses above 7.5 mg prednisolone equivalent for other reasons than AI
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00444119

Dept of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, Charité Campus Mitte, Charité, University Medicine Berlin
Berlin, Germany, D-10117
University of Wuerzburg, Dept of Medicine - Endocrine and Diabetes unit
Wuerzburg, Germany, D-97080
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wuerzburg
Principal Investigator: Bruno Allolio, MD University of Wuerzburg
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00444119     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Wü_NNRIS_45/04 
Study First Received: March 5, 2007
Last Updated: March 5, 2007
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by University of Wuerzburg:
adrenal insufficiency
subjective health status
quality of life
adrenal crisis
hormone replacement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Addison Disease
Adrenal Insufficiency
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Epinephryl borate
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
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