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The Observational Study of Growth Hormone-secreting Pituitary Tumors

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2013 by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2013
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital

Brief Summary:
The major purpose of this study is to evaluate the changes of multiple organs in patients with growth hormone-secreting pituitary tumors before and after surgery. Plasma, DNA samples and pituitary tumor tissues will be kept for further analysis.

Condition or disease
Acromegaly Pituitary Tumor

Detailed Description:
Multiple organs or systems will be affected by excessive growth hormones in patients with acromegaly. The major purpose of this study is to evaluate the changes before and after the pituitary surgery.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Observational Study of the Structures and Functions of Multiple Organs in Patients With Growth Hormone-secreting Tumors
Study Start Date : May 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2013

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Plasma, DNA and pituitary tumor tissues

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The acromegaly patients at Huashan Hospital will be recruited anf followed up prior to surgery and one month, 3 months, 6 months and 12 months after surgery.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of acromegaly
  • > 18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01368133

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Contact: Jiahui Qiu, M.D. 86-13585951850
Contact: zhaoyun zhang, M.D. 86-21-52888286

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Huashan Hospital Recruiting
Shanghai, China, 200040
Contact: Cuiyun Wu    86-21-52888047   
Contact: Zhaoyun Zhang    86-21-52888286   
Principal Investigator: Yao Zhao, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Huashan Hospital
National Natural Science Foundation of China
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Principal Investigator: Yao Zhao, M.D. Huashan Hospital

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Responsible Party: Zhaoyun Zhang, Associate Professor, Huashan Hospital Identifier: NCT01368133     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010M-010
First Posted: June 7, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013

Keywords provided by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital:
pituitary tumor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pituitary Neoplasms
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Hypothalamic Neoplasms
Supratentorial Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs