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A Post Marketing Surveillance Program for NutropinAq® in Paediatric Growth Disorders (iNCGS)

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: NCT00455728
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 7, 2019
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Brief Summary:
This study is a multicenter, open label, observational, post marketing surveillance study of NutropinAq® in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Romania and United Kingdom to collect long-term safety and effectiveness information on NutropinAq® during treatment of paediatric growth disorders.

Condition or disease
Growth Hormone Disorders

Detailed Description:
The objective of this study is to collect long term safety and effectiveness information on Ipsen's growth hormone (GH) NutropinAq® regarding treatment of paediatric growth disorders for which GH is indicated.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 3690 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: International Cooperative Growth Study (iNCGS) Post Marketing Surveillance Program for NutropinAq® [Somatropin (rDNA Origin) Injection]
Actual Study Start Date : June 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Growth Disorders

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of participants with adverse events [ Time Frame: Every 3 months until study completion ]
    Description and incidence of any Serious Adverse Event (SAE) and all related (serious and non-serious) Adverse Events (AEs).

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Treatment height measurements until epiphyseal closure is achieved. [ Time Frame: Every 3 months until study completion ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children treated with NutropinAq in the specialised paediatric endocrinology centres

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children of either sex who are treated with NutropinAq® for the treatment of growth failure
  • Patients who are willing to comply with follow-up appointments throughout study participation
  • Written informed consent signed by both parents or by the liable parent or by the legal guardian when applicable, and by the child when applicable

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not treated with NutropinAq®
  • Patients with closed epiphyses
  • Patients with active neoplasia

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00455728

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United Kingdom
Ipsen Central Contact
Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom, SL1 3XE
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Ipsen Medical Director Ipsen

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Responsible Party: Ipsen Identifier: NCT00455728     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2-79-58035-005
EUPAS7948 ( Registry Identifier: EU PAS Register )
First Posted: April 4, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019