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IGF-1 Therapy in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00566241
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Insufficient recruitment)
First Posted : December 3, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas A. Wilson, Stony Brook University

Brief Summary:
28 week pilot study to examine the efficacy of recombinant human IGF-1 on body weight and composition in adults with cystic fibrosis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cystic Fibrosis Drug: recombinant human IGF-1 Drug: Placebo Phase 1

Detailed Description:
28 week, double blind, cross over study to determine the efficacy of rhIGF-1 on body weight and body composition in patients with cystic fibrosis.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 15 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Investigation Into the Use of IGF-1 Therapy in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis
Study Start Date : June 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2012

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: IGF-1
Recombinant human IGF-1
Drug: recombinant human IGF-1
Other Name: mecasermin

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body weight and body composition [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pulmonary function [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ]
  2. Carbohydrate tolerance [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of cystic fibrosis as proven by either sweat chloride or DNA analysis.
  • Age >= 18 yr.
  • Tanner stage: Femake Breasts: 4-5 Male Genitalia: 4-5

Exclusion criteria:

  • Hemoglobin A1C > 8.5 %
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation.
  • Status post pulmonary transplantation.
  • Concurrent or recent (within past 6 months) receipt of human growth hormone.
  • History of adverse side effects to growth hormone other than carbohydrate intolerance.
  • Pregnancy or attempting pregnancy.
  • Women who are breast feeding.
  • Sexually active women who refuse to use or are incapable of responsibly using reliable contraception.
  • Proven non compliance with medical regimens.
  • Inability or refusal to take subcutaneous injections.
  • Known allergy to components in the IGF-I preparation.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00566241

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United States, New York
State University of New York
Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11794-8333
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stony Brook University
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Principal Investigator: Thomas A Wilson, MD State Univeristy of New York, Stony Brook, NY
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Responsible Party: Thomas A. Wilson, Professor of Pediatrics, Stony Brook University Identifier: NCT00566241    
Other Study ID Numbers: IGF-1 in Cystic Fibrosis
First Posted: December 3, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013
Keywords provided by Thomas A. Wilson, Stony Brook University:
Body weight
Body composition
Pulmonary function
Carbohydrate tolerance
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cystic Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs