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Posttraumatic Hypopituitarism - Incidence, Predictors and Test Validity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01028742
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 4, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to estimate the incidence of posttraumatic hypopituitarism, and to identify predisposing factors in order to establish a rational responsible socioeconomic screening program.

Condition or disease
Traumatic Brain Injury Hypopituitarism

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 463 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Posttraumatic Hypopituitarism - Incidence, Predictors and Test Validity
Study Start Date : October 2009
Primary Completion Date : December 2014
Study Completion Date : December 2014

Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hypopituitarism [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
  2. Fatigue [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
  3. Hypopituitary specific symptoms [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Serum and plasma

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients hospitalised with a traumatic brain injury at any danish hospital between 01.01.2008 - 31.12.2008

Inclusion Criteria:

  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10 code S06.0-06.9
  • Age 18 - 65 years at time of traumatic brain injury
  • Duration of hospitalization > 24 hours.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known pituitary disease
  • Clinically significant liver or renal disease
  • Breast-feeding
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
Contacts and Locations

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Odense University Hospital
Aalborg Universitetshospital
Aarhus University Hospital
Study Chair: Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, MD Dept of Endocrinology, Rigshospitalet
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Marianne Christina Klose, MD, PhD, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01028742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-B-2008-122
First Posted: December 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 4, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014

Keywords provided by Marianne Christina Klose, Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
Traumatic brain injury

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Injuries
Brain Injuries, Traumatic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Craniocerebral Trauma
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases