Diagnostic Pilot Study of Dual Energy Absorptiometry in the Detection of Osteopenia or Osteoporosis in Patients With Thalassemia Major
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00006138|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 4, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
I. Determine the frequency and severity of osteopenia and osteoporosis in patients with thalassemia major who undergo dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, and correlate these findings with other relevant endocrinologic measurements.
|Condition or disease|
|Osteoporosis Thalassemia Major Osteopenia|
Patients undergo dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for bone density measurements, height (sitting and standing) and weight measurements, comprehensive endocrinologic examination, and assessment of the severity of iron overload at baseline, and then at years 1 and 2.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||35 participants|
|Study Start Date :||June 1998|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2000|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00006138
|Study Chair:||Alan Richard Cohen||Children's Hospital of Philadelphia|