Desiccated Thyroid Extract and Levothyroxine for Hypothyroidism Treatment (DTE)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2012 by Mohamed K.M. Shakir, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 4, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mohamed K.M. Shakir, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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  Recruitment Status : Unknown
  Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2014
  Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2014

Submission Cycle Results Submitted to Results Returned after Quality Control Review
1 June 18, 2015
July 14, 2015
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