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Musculoskeletal Outcomes After Bone Marrow Transplant

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Identifier:
First received: November 14, 2007
Last updated: August 18, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
The purpose of the study is to evaluate bone mineral density and muscle strength in survivors of bone marrow transplant. Association with age, type of transplant, steroids, years since transplant, body composition, endocrinopathies, radiation, quality of life and physical activity will be explored.

Survivors of Bone Marrow Transplant Autologous and Allogeneic

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Musculoskeletal Outcomes After Bone Marrow Transplant

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Further study details as provided by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center:

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Bone marrow transplant survivors are at risk of diminished bone mineral density. Mechanisms and risks are not well understood. This study will help identify risks factors for developing this complication.

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 30 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Survivors of bone marrow transplant (autologous and allogeneic) who are at least 1 year from transplant.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ages 8-30 years
  • One year from transplant

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No current steroid use
  • Medical conditions that would prohibit testing
  • Neuropsychological conditions that prohibit completing questionnaires
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00558948

United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins University, Bayview Campus
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21212
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Study Director: Kathy Ruble, PhDc, RN Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kathy Ruble, PhDc, RN, SKCCC Identifier: NCT00558948     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: J06120
1F31NR010038-01 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: November 14, 2007
Last Updated: August 18, 2009

Keywords provided by Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center:
Bone Marrow Transplant
Bone Mineral Density
Muscle Strength processed this record on September 19, 2017