The Observational Study of Growth Hormone-secreting Pituitary Tumors
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.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01368133
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2013 by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
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
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.
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, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
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.
Keywords provided by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital:
acromegaly pituitary tumor
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pituitary Diseases Pituitary Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms Neoplasms by Site Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs