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The Effects of Gonadotropin Replacement Therapy in Patients With Hypogonadism

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 23, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 23, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Aydogan Aydogdu, Gulhane School of Medicine

Brief Summary:
Effects of hCG replacement therapy on metabolic syndrome parameters in hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Drug: hCG 1500 IU three times a week Drug: Pregnyl (hCG) ampule 1500 IU/three times a week

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 16 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 6 Months
Study Start Date : January 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2013

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
16 treatment naive Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism patients
Treatment naive 16 patients with idiopathic hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism
Drug: hCG 1500 IU three times a week
Other Name: Pregnyl (Organon) ampule 1500 IU

Drug: Pregnyl (hCG) ampule 1500 IU/three times a week

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HDL after hCG treatment [ Time Frame: 2011-2013 ]

  2. LDL levels after hCG treatment [ Time Frame: 2011-2013 ]
  3. total cholesterole levels after hCG treatment [ Time Frame: 2011-2013 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body fat ratio after hCG treatment [ Time Frame: 2011-2013 ]
  2. hsCRP levels after hCG treatment [ Time Frame: 2011-2013 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

Inclusion Criteria: Serum testosterone concentration < 300ng/dL Absence of a pituitary or hypothalamic mass lesions, Presence of gonadotropin response to GnRH, -

Exclusion Criteria: Previous androgen treatment, diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension other hormone deficiencies


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Gulhane School of Medicine Dep. of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Ankara, Turkey, 06018
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gulhane School of Medicine
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Study Director: Fahri Bayram, Proffesor Erciyes University School of Medicine Depatment of Endocrinology and Metabolism Kayseri TURKEY
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Aydogan Aydogdu, MD, Gulhane School of Medicine Identifier: NCT02042638    
Other Study ID Numbers: 27122013
First Posted: January 23, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 23, 2014
Last Verified: December 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases
Chorionic Gonadotropin
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs