Comparison of BMD Measurement by DEXA to BeamMed Speed-of-Sound Measurement at Forearm in Patients With Gaucher Disease

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ari Zimran, Shaare Zedek Medical Center Identifier:
First received: January 27, 2014
Last updated: November 18, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
The purpose of this study is to compare the accuracy and comparability and secondarily to assess the values achieved by measurement of the forearm BMD by DXA and SOS by BeamMed, relative to standard DXA evaluations at the FN and LS.

Condition Intervention
Gaucher Disease Type 1
Device: BeamMed Speed-of-Sound bone strength test at forearm

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Comparison of BMD Measurements by Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and Multiple Sites to BeamMed Speed-of-Sound Measurements at the Forearm in Patients With Gaucher Disease

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Further study details as provided by Shaare Zedek Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • BMD measurements by DEXA and SOS [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • T-score and Z-score by DEXA and SOS [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: February 2014
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: SOS forearm test
BeamMed Speed-of-Sound bone strength test at forearm
Device: BeamMed Speed-of-Sound bone strength test at forearm
BeamMed Speed-of-Sound bone strength test at forearm in addition to the DEXA test

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: >18
  • Gaucher disease type 1
  • Able to undergo a DEXA test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Minors
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02067247

Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Ari Zimran, Prof. Shaare Zedek Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Ari Zimran, Prof., Shaare Zedek Medical Center Identifier: NCT02067247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DEXA-SOS 
Study First Received: January 27, 2014
Last Updated: November 18, 2014
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gaucher Disease
Brain Diseases
Brain Diseases, Metabolic
Brain Diseases, Metabolic, Inborn
Central Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Lysosomal Storage Diseases
Lysosomal Storage Diseases, Nervous System
Metabolic Diseases
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Nervous System Diseases
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