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Non-interventional Study of Patients Using Norditropin® for Growth Hormone Deficiency or Turner Syndrome (NordiPAD)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: May 21, 2012
Last updated: July 2, 2015
Last verified: July 2015
This study is conducted in Japan. The aim of this study is to collect information about the efficacy and safety of Norditropin® (somatropin) in the long-term treatment of short stature with GHD (Growth Hormone Deficiency) where epiphysial discs are not closed and short stature with Turner Syndrome where epiphysial discs are not closed.

Condition Intervention
Growth Hormone Disorder
Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children
Genetic Disorder
Turner Syndrome
Drug: somatropin

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multicentre, Open Label, Non-interventional Study to Evaluate on Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Norditropin® Formulation in Child Patients With GHD or Turner Short Stature Without Closure of Epiphyseal Discs.

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in height [ Time Frame: Week 0, Month 36, final height is reached ]
  • Incidence of adverse reactions (ADRs) [ Time Frame: 36 months, accumulation of study period ]

Enrollment: 2016
Study Start Date: May 2005
Study Completion Date: June 2015
Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Somatropin Drug: somatropin
Collection of safety and efficacy data in connection with use of somatropin (Norditropin®) in daily clinical practice.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients from normal practice who have been deemed appropriate to receive somatropin ( Norditropin®) as part of routine out-patient care by the prescribing physician.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Growth hormone deficiency or short stature due to Turner Syndrome where the epiphyseal discs are not closed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetic
  • Patients with malignant tumors
  • Women who are either pregnant or likely to be pregnant
  • Known or suspected allergy to study product(s) or related products
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01604161

Tokyo, Japan, 1000005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01604161     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GH-3910
Study First Received: May 21, 2012
Last Updated: July 2, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocrine System Diseases
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Turner Syndrome
Gonadal Dysgenesis
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Pathologic Processes
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Disorders of Sex Development
Urogenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders of Sex Development
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Congenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn processed this record on April 25, 2017