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Procurement and Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified August 11, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) )
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00084305
First Posted: June 10, 2004
Last Update Posted: October 6, 2017
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National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) )
June 9, 2004
June 10, 2004
October 6, 2017
June 9, 2004
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Procurement and Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis
Procurement and Analysis of Specimens From Individuals With Pulmonary Fibrosis
The etiology of pulmonary fibrosis is unknown. Analyses of blood, genomic DNA, and specimens procured by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from individuals with this disorder may contribute to our understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis. The purpose of this protocol is to procure and analyze blood, genomic DNA, and specimens by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from subjects with pulmonary fibrosis. In addition, blood, genomic DNA, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, as well as bronchoscopy and post-mortem examination specimens may be procured and analyzed from relatives of subjects with hereditary forms of pulmonary fibrosis; blood, genomic DNA, and bronchoscopy specimens may be procured from healthy research volunteers.
The etiology of pulmonary fibrosis is unknown. Analyses of blood, genomic DNA, and specimens procured by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from individuals with this disorder may contribute to our understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis. The purpose of this protocol is to procure and analyze blood, genomic DNA, and specimens by bronchoscopy, lung biopsy, lung transplantation, extra-pulmonary biopsies, or post-mortem examination from subjects with pulmonary fibrosis. In addition, blood, genomic DNA, clinically-indicated extra-pulmonary biopsies, as well as bronchoscopy and post-mortem examination specimens may be procured and analyzed from relatives of subjects with hereditary forms of pulmonary fibrosis; blood, genomic DNA, and bronchoscopy specimens may be procured from healthy research volunteers.
Observational
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Pulmonary Fibrosis
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Recruiting
500
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  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals who are 18 years of age or older with any of the following:

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (defined by either an open lung biopsy demonstrating pulmonary fibrosis and/or HRCT scan findings consistent with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis as outlined by the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society guidelines),

Familial pulmonary fibrosis (defined as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in two or more first-degree relatives)

Relatives of patients with hereditary pulmonary fibrosis,

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (diagnosed by paucity or deficiency of platelet dense bodies on whole mount electron microscopy),

Pulmonary fibrosis associated with rheumatoid arthritis [defined by 1987 American College of Rheumatology Revised Criteria for the Classification of RA], or

Healthy research volunteers by history and indicated tests (individuals without history of chronic pulmonary disorder, collagen vascular disease, or bleeding disorder).

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals with any of the following:

Significant Inhalational exposure to fibrogenic fibers or dusts (i.e., asbestos, silica, coal, beryllium) or exposure to drugs associated with pulmonary fibrosis,

Uncontrolled ischemic heart disease,

Other collagen vascular disorders (i.e. systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, polymyositis, mixed connective tissue disease),

Uncorrectable bleeding diathesis,

Pregnancy or lactation, or

Inability to give informed consent.

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact: Bernadette R Gochuico, M.D. (301) 451-7979 gochuicb@mail.nih.gov
United States
 
 
NCT00084305
040211
04-HG-0211
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National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) )
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
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Principal Investigator: Bernadette R Gochuico, M.D. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
August 11, 2017