Markers of Osteoporosis in Cystic Fibrosis

  • End date
    Jul 1, 2027
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Updated on 1 May 2022
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Main Study Up to 100 subjects, both non-CF volunteers and Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients, will participate in a single study visit that will include a DEXA scan, micro CT, and blood collection.

Denosumab (Prolia) Sub study Approximately 10 adult subjects with CF who participated in the main study and have results indicating bone disease will receive treatment with Denosumab for up to 5 years. They will be asked to return annually for repeat DEXA scans, micro CT, and blood collection.

Condition Cystic Fibrosis
Treatment Denosumab
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03921060
SponsorUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Last Modified on1 May 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Must have CF diagnosis confirmed by sweat test or genotype analysis
Subjects (and parents/legal guardians as applicable) must have the ability to read and write in English

Exclusion Criteria

No CF diagnosis
Men or women without osteoporosis
Less than 18 years of age
Unwilling to return annually for study visits for up to 5 years
Unwilling and/or medically unable to take denosumab
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