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Acromegaly Clinical Trials

A listing of Acromegaly medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (31) clinical trials

Substrate Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity in Acromegalic Patients Before and After Treatment

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of chronic elevated growth hormone on metabolism and insulin sensitivity by studying acromegalic patients before and after treatment.

Phase N/A

Changes of Left Ventricular Mass and Cardiac Function in Patients With Active Acromegaly During Treatment With the Growth Hormone Receptor Antagonist Pegvisomant

The purpose of this study is to evaluate changes in left ventricular mass and cardiac function in patients with active acromegaly before and after treatment with the growth hormone receptor antagonist pegvisomant for one year.

Phase

Ultrasound Guided Sandostatin LAR Injection in Acromegaly

IM intragluteal injections have been reported to be inaccurate in their placement in the intramuscular compartment when performed as dictated by the current standard of care. This inaccuracy of placement may have an effect on the efficacy of drugs delivered by the IM route. Furthermore, the inaccuracy of IM injections ...

Phase N/A

Growth Hormone Feedback to Insulin-like Growth Factor-I (IGF-1) and Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)

Growth hormone (GH) and Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) secretion are altered in acromegaly and type 2 Diabetes Mellitis (DM). The secretion of GH is mediated by central hypothalamic hormones (GH Releasing Hormone and somatostatin) as well as peripheral factors providing feedback inhibition (IGF-I and glucose, among others). The purpose of ...

Phase

Lanreotide Levels in Acromegaly

Recently lanreotide (a somatostatin analog) has come into the US marketplace as a commercially available medication approved by the FDA for the treatment of acromegaly. Blood levels in patients getting this drug are unknown and it may be critical to know the levels in patients whose symptoms are poorly controlled. ...

Phase N/A

Estrogen Treatment in Acromegalic Women

This will be a canadian multicenter study with a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled design, to assess the efficacy and safety of adjuvant alesse in female acromegalic patients with suboptimal response to sandostatin LAR treatment.

Phase

Measurement of Outcome of Surgical Treatment in Patients With Acromegaly

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Blood samples are collected and assessed for growth hormone and IGF-I by polyclonal radioimmunoassay (RIA) and immunoradiometric assay (IRMA). Growth hormone is measured at baseline and 60, 90, and 120 minutes after a 100 g glucose drink. Serum glucose is measured at baseline and at 2 hours post ...

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Study to Allow Access to Pasireotide for Patients Benefiting From Pasireotide Treatment in a Novartis-sponsored Study.

This is a multi-center, open label, phase IV study to provide continued supply of pasireotide to patients being treated in a current Novartis-sponsored, Oncology CD&MA study and who are benefiting from treatment with pasireotide. Eligible patients are to be consented and can then continue treatment with pasireotide in this protocol. ...

Phase

Efficacy and Safety of Octreotide Capsules (MYCAPSSA) in Acromegaly

This is a double blind, randomized study that assesses the efficacy and safety of octreotide capsules vs. placebo. Eligible acromegaly patients, treated with injectable somatostatin analogs, who are biochemically controlled and have prior evidence of active disease, will be randomized to receive either octreotide capsules or placebo for up to ...

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Sleep Apnea in Acromegaly After Surgery

Sleep apnea is common in acromegaly and both diseases are independently associated with hypertension and insulin resistance contributing to increased morbidity and mortality. Respiratory polygraphy is a simpler alternative to in-laboratory polysomnography for the management of more symptomatic patients with obstructive sleep apnea. The aim of this study is to ...

Phase N/A