Survey in Patients With Chronic Adrenal Insufficiency in Germany

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 7, 2007
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2007
Information provided by:
University of Wuerzburg

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Adrenal Insufficiency Addison's Disease

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Study Start Date : May 2004
Study Completion Date : April 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): 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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00444119     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Wü_NNRIS_45/04
First Posted: March 7, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2007
Last Verified: March 2007

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
Vasoconstrictor Agents