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A Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Curcumin in Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

2016-12-01 16:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether curcumin, a drug and naturally-occurring plant compound, is safe and effective in the treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC).

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Intervention

Curcumin

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Mayo Clinic

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:21-0500

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Chronic inflammatory disease of the BILIARY TRACT. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, CHOLESTASIS, and eventual BILIARY CIRRHOSIS.

A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of CURCUMA longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes.

Inflammation of the biliary ductal system (BILE DUCTS); intrahepatic, extrahepatic, or both.

A plant genus of the family ZINGIBERACEAE that contains CURCUMIN and curcuminoids.

A group of compounds consisting of two aromatic rings separated by seven carbons (HEPTANES) and having various substituents. The best known member is CURCUMIN.

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