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Effect of Chronic Catecholamine Overproduction on Brown Adipose Tissue

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01949714
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 24, 2013
Last Update Posted : October 27, 2016
Sponsor:
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
  • To investigate the effect of catecholamine excess on brown fat.
  • To evaluate the effect of brown fat on energy expenditure and lipid and glucose metabolism

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Pheochromocytoma Adrenal Incidentaloma Procedure: Removal of adrenal tumor

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Chronic Catecholamine Overproduction on Brown Adipose Tissue
Study Start Date : August 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2019


Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Pheochromocytoma patients
Pheochromocytoma patients
Procedure: Removal of adrenal tumor
Incidentaloma patients
Incidentaloma patients
Procedure: Removal of adrenal tumor


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. [18F]FDG uptake in brown adipose tissue [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood and adipose tissue samples

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with adrenal tumors
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 10 patients with pheochromocytoma
  • 5 patients with incidentaloma without hormone production
  • Age > 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

- None

Contacts and Locations

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Contacts
Contact: Esben Søndergaard, MD, PhD 4578461631 esbens@dadlnet.dk

Locations
Denmark
Department of Endocrinology MEA, Aarhus Hospital Recruiting
Aarhus C, Please Select, Denmark, 8000
Contact    4578461631      
Principal Investigator: Esben Søndergaard, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
More Information

Responsible Party: Esben Søndergaard, MD, PhD, Post Doc, University of Aarhus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01949714     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ES-0005
First Posted: September 24, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pheochromocytoma
Adrenocortical Adenoma
Paraganglioma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases