Thyroid Disease Serum Repository

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified September 2014 by University of Arkansas
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First received: December 27, 2007
Last updated: September 15, 2014
Last verified: September 2014

Thyroid disease is more common among females and is increasing in incidence.

Otolaryngology faculty members and residents will perform head and neck examinations as part of the subject's routine care. If the participant is noted to have thyroid disease, they will be asked if they would like to participate in the research portion by having approximately 10cc's of blood drawn. Faculty and staff will complete a data collection sheet that will contain demographic and clinical data.

Thyroid Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Thyroid Disease Serum Repository

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Further study details as provided by University of Arkansas:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To gather demographic and cultural information on approximately 1000 men and women with thyroid disease between the years 2007 and 2012 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. [ Time Frame: 2007-2012 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA


Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: May 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Primary Care Clinic


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with benign or malignant thyroid disease.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00592605

Contact: Suzy Hall 501-686-8274
Contact: Brendan Stack, M.D. 501-686-5140

United States, Arkansas
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Recruiting
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205
Contact: Suzy Hall, BS    501-686-8274   
Principal Investigator: Brendan Stack, MD         
Sub-Investigator: James Suen, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Emre Vural, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Marwan Yared, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Arkansas
Principal Investigator: Brendan Stack, MD University of Arkansas
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Arkansas Identifier: NCT00592605     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 84287
Study First Received: December 27, 2007
Last Updated: September 15, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on March 26, 2015