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This study is conducted in the United States of America (USA). The aim of this observational study is to collect data concerning the treatment outcomes and safety for children and adults who are prescribed Norditropin®. Specific objectives include: 1) developing models defining the relationship of Norditropin dose to changes in insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) and treatment outcomes, accounting for independent factors such as age, gender and puberty and 2) determining the relative predictive values of peak growth hormone (GH) and IGF-I levels and other factors before treatment to clinical outcomes.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Novo Nordisk Clinical Trial Call Center
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:10:59-0400
This trial is conducted in the United States of America (USA). This is a 12 month study to determine if Norditropin is safe and effective in children with IGF deficiency.
Post marketing drug use investigation of Genotropin for GHD-ADULTS.
OBJECTIVES: I. Assess pituitary size and anatomic configuration by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in 4 affected dwarfs in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. II. Evaluate ultradian growt...
This study is a multicenter, open-label, postmarketing surveillance study. The substudy will collect information on BMD in adolescents and young adults with GHD or Turner syndrome who ar...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the treatment and natural history of pituitary disease. We have a longstanding interest in pituitary disease including acromegaly, central diabe...
Pituitary dwarfism (also known as short stature) is a medical condition in which the pituitary gland does not produce enough growth hormone (GH). To confirm the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency ...
Pituitary apoplexy is an uncommon neurosurgical emergency which may be the initial presentation of undiagnosed pituitary adenomas. Though the exact pathogenesis is unclear, there appears to be an asso...
giant pituitary adenomas (GPAs) are benign tumours with a diameter ≥ 4 cm . They can cause symptoms and signs due to the possible hyper-secretion of one or more pituitary hormones, and involvemen...
Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a syndrome caused by acute hemorrhage or infarction of the pituitary gland, generally within a pituitary adenoma. PA following spinal surgery is a very rare complication and...
Pituitary tumors are common, well-described skull base tumors of sellar origin. However, there are reports of rare ectopic pituitary tumors that are found exclusively outside of the sella turcica. Ect...
A form of dwarfism caused by complete or partial GROWTH HORMONE deficiency, resulting from either the lack of GROWTH HORMONE-RELEASING FACTOR from the HYPOTHALAMUS or from the mutations in the growth hormone gene (GH1) in the PITUITARY GLAND. It is also known as Type I pituitary dwarfism. Human hypophysial dwarf is caused by a deficiency of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE during development.
A 191-amino acid polypeptide hormone secreted by the human adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR), also known as GH or somatotropin. Synthetic growth hormone, termed somatropin, has replaced the natural form in therapeutic usage such as treatment of dwarfism in children with growth hormone deficiency.
An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by short stature, defective GROWTH HORMONE RECEPTOR, and failure to generate INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I by GROWTH HORMONE. Laron syndrome is not a form of primary pituitary dwarfism (GROWTH HORMONE DEFICIENCY DWARFISM) but the result of mutation of the human GHR gene on chromosome 5.
Peptides, natural or synthetic, that stimulate the release of PITUITARY HORMONES. They were first isolated from the extracts of the HYPOTHALAMUS; MEDIAN EMINENCE; PITUITARY STALK; and NEUROHYPOPHYSIS. In addition, some hypophysiotropic hormones control pituitary cell differentiation, cell proliferation, and hormone synthesis. Some can act on more than one pituitary hormone.
Disorders involving either the ADENOHYPOPHYSIS or the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS. These diseases usually manifest as hypersecretion or hyposecretion of PITUITARY HORMONES. Neoplastic pituitary masses can also cause compression of the OPTIC CHIASM and other adjacent structures.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several groups of h...