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Clinical Trial Details

Protein turnover and energy expenditure in normal subjects, growth hormone deficiency, acromegaly and Cushing's syndrome

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Trial Information

Broad Health Condition Metabolic and Endocrine

Specific Health ConditionOther metabolic and endocrine disorders

Trial Focus

Recruitment statusRecruiting

Anticipated date of first participant enrolment1/01/1995

Anticipated date of last participant enrolment1/01/1995

Phase of TrialNot Applicable

Has the study received ethics approval?Further information iconApproved

Trial summary

Acromegaly, GH deficiency and Cushing's syndrome all alter body protein. The aim was to compare protein metabolism in these 3 conditions to normal subjects, along with how protein metabolism changes following surgical removal of hormone-secreting tumour.

Key inclusion criteria

Subjects with GH deficiency, acromegaly and Cushing's syndrome and normal volunteers.

GenderBoth males and females

Can Healthy volunteers participate?No

Key exclusion criteria

Cancer, hepatic and renal failure.
Contact details and further information

Sponsor Primary Sponsor Type: Hospital
Primary Sponsor Name: St Vincent's Hospital
Primary Sponsor Country: Australia

Trial IDACTRN12605000445673

Contact person for information and recruitment
Professor Ken Ho
Pituitary Research Unit Garvan Institute of Medical Research 384 Victoria St Darlinghurst NSW 2010
+61 2 92958482
+61 2 92958481
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