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Long-term Cardiovascular Risk in Cured Cushing's Patients

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(No patients were enrolled.)
Information provided by:
Massachusetts General Hospital Identifier:
First received: April 13, 2009
Last updated: March 5, 2010
Last verified: March 2010

The purpose of this study is to determine whether subjects who have been affected by Cushing's disease in the past maintain some different characteristics compared with subjects who have never been diagnosed with the disease.

Cushing's Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Role of Adipokines in Long-term Cardiovascular Risk in Cured Cushing's Patients

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Further study details as provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

serum, urine

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: October 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
cured Cushing's disease


Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Cured Cushing's disease


Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients who have been cured of Cushing's disease at least 5 years ago.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients who have been cured of Cushing's disease more than 15 years ago.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00881283

United States, Massachusetts
Neuroendocrine Clinical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital
Principal Investigator: Anne Klibanski, MD Massachusetts General Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Anne Klibanski, Massachusetts General Hospital Identifier: NCT00881283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-p-001379
Study First Received: April 13, 2009
Last Updated: March 5, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:
Cushing's disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cushing Syndrome
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenocortical Hyperfunction
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Pituitary Diseases processed this record on March 03, 2015