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Cardiovascular Effects on Growth Hormone Therapy in Adults With Growth Hormone Deficiency

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. Identifier: NCT01698944
Recruitment Status : Terminated (The trial was prematurely terminated due to low recruitment)
First Posted : October 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S

Brief Summary:
This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to investigate the effect of growth hormone on left ventricle morphology and function (systolic and diastolic).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Growth Hormone Disorder Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency Drug: somatropin Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 7 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Cardiovascular Effects on Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy in Adults With Primary or Secondary Childhood Onset Growth Hormone Deficiency
Actual Study Start Date : May 16, 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 18, 2002
Actual Study Completion Date : November 18, 2002

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Somatropin Drug: somatropin
Initial dose 0.5 IU/day and escalated up to maximum dose the first 6 months. Maximum dose 3.0 IU/day for 18 months. Injected subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin) daily

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Left Ventricular systolic function
  2. Left Ventricular diastolic function

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body composition
  2. Fasting glucose
  3. HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin)
  4. Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 25 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult growth hormone deficiency
  • At least 2 years without growth hormone treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Supine blood pressure above 160 mmHg systolic or above 100 mmHg diastolic
  • Pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01698944

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Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Athens, Greece, GR-11527
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
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Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01698944     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GHDADULT-1112
First Posted: October 3, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 27, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Dwarfism, Pituitary
Endocrine System Diseases
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs