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Genome-wide Association Study of Pituitary Tumors

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2011 by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 26, 2011
Last updated: September 27, 2011
Last verified: September 2011
Pituitary adenomas is a very common disease, but the cause and genetics hasn't been identified. The investigators are going to use genome-wide association study to identify genes that may be related to pituitary adenomas.

Pituitary Adenomas

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Genome-wide Association Study of Pituitary Tumors

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Further study details as provided by Zhaoyun Zhang, Huashan Hospital:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
DNA samples

Estimated Enrollment: 12500
Study Start Date: September 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients diagnosed with pituitary adenomas and healthy controls will be included.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients diagnosed with pituitary adenomas

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with a family history of endocrine tumors
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01442220

Contact: Yao Zhang, Dr. 86-13916872553

China, Shanghai
Huashan Hospital Recruiting
Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200040
Contact: Yao Zhao    86-13916872553   
Principal Investigator: Yao Zhao         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Huashan Hospital
Principal Investigator: Yao Zhao, M.D. Huashan Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Zhaoyun Zhang, Doctor, Huashan Hospital Identifier: NCT01442220     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KY2011-277
Study First Received: September 26, 2011
Last Updated: September 27, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pituitary Diseases
Pituitary Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Hypothalamic Neoplasms
Supratentorial Neoplasms
Brain Neoplasms
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on September 20, 2017