The Observational Study of Growth Hormone-secreting Pituitary Tumors
Acromegaly - Pituitary Tumor
Conditions: official terms
Acromegaly - Pituitary Diseases - Pituitary Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
acromegaly, pituitary tumor
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
The major purpose of this study is to evaluate the changes of multiple organs in patients with growth hormone-secreting pituitary tumors before and after surgery. Plasma, DNA samples and pituitary tumor tissues will be kept for further analysis.
Detailed Description
Multiple organs or systems will be affected by excessive growth hormones in patients with acromegaly. The major purpose of this study is to evaluate the changes before and after the pituitary surgery.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Maximum Age: 70 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Clinical diagnosis of acromegaly

- > 18 years old
Huashan Hospital
Shanghai, China
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Cuiyun Wu - 86-21-52888047 -
Start Date
May 2011
Completion Date
December 2013
Huashan Hospital
Huashan Hospital
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