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Postoperative Hyperthyroidism

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01095341
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 30, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2010
Information provided by:
Heidelberg University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the frequency and the clinical course of postoperative hyperthyroidism following surgery of tertiary hyperparathyroidism (THP) and to determine the diagnostic value of thyroglobulin in this setting.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Hyperthyroidism Other: No intervention performed

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 57 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Postoperative Hyperthyroidism After Parathyroidectomy
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hyperthyroidism

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
THP: patients undergoing parathyroidectomy according to tertiary hyperparathyroidism
Other: No intervention performed
Other causes
patients with hyperthyroidism not caused by parathyroidectomy
Other: No intervention performed

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hyperthyroidism

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Thyroglobulin elevation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with tertiary hyperparathyroidism undergoing surgery for this reason

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with tertiary hyperparathyroidism undergoing surgery for this reason
  • dialysis treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients wish

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01095341

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University Hospital Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany, 69120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heidelberg University
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Principal Investigator: Gottfried Rudofsky, MD University Hospital Heidelberg Germany
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Responsible Party: Priv. Doz. Dr. med. habil. Gottfried Rudofsky, University Hospital Heidelberg Identifier: NCT01095341    
Other Study ID Numbers: GR-2010
First Posted: March 30, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010
Keywords provided by Heidelberg University:
tertiary hyperparathyroidism
palpation thyroiditis
rate of postoperative hyperthyroidism
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Thyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases