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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.


Found (29) clinical trials

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. ...


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.


Genetics of Endocrine Tumours - Familial Isolated Pituitary Adenoma - FIPA

We wish to find genes which predispose to pituitary tumours, to find out how those genes work and to assess those genes (and similar genes) in other conditions related to the pituitary tumours. We will study the recently identified new familial pituitary adenoma gene AIP (AhR interacting protein) and its ...

Phase N/A

Strict IGF-1 Control in Acromegaly

Acromegaly is a rare, chronic, and debilitating disease, usually caused by a benign tumor on the pituitary gland, which leads to excessive production of growth hormone (GH). GH excess in turn causes overproduction of another hormone called insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). IGF-1 levels are currently the most widely accepted measure ...


A Prospective Study of Outcome After Therapy for Acromegaly

Surgical removal of the pituitary tumor is the usual first form of treatment offered, but this is curative in only approximately 70% of patients. If not adequately treated, the disease can have significant morbidity largely due to the development of hypertension, diabetes and malignancy as well as possible loss of ...

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Developing a Simple Recognition System of Acromegaly

Background: Acromegaly is a slowly progressive disease caused by growth hormone (GH) excess. The estimated prevalence of the disease is 40 cases/1000000 population with 3-4 new cases/1000000 population per year. Most patients have classic manifestations due to acral and soft tissue change, including thickening of the calvarium, increased size of ...

Phase N/A

Acromegaly Combination Treatment Study

The study will begin when the combination of Sandostatin LAR or Somatuline and pegvisomant is first administered. Study visits will occur every 4 weeks from the start of the study. However, for subjects who cannot make every study visit due to distance, the study team will facilitate monthly blood draws ...

Phase N/A

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

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.


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.

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