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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213


Purpose:

OBJECTIVES: I. Establish linkage in families with hereditary pancreatitis between the phenotype and a chromosomal locus (loci) that contains the responsible gene.


Study summary:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a genetics study. Blood samples are collected from patients and family members. DNA is extracted from the blood and used for genotypic analysis and linkage analysis. Patients do not necessarily receive the results of the genetic testing and the results do not influence the type or duration of treatment.


Criteria:

- Diagnosis of hereditary pancreatitis with confirmation of phenotype by: Onset of pain before age 20 Amylase elevation at least 2 times normal Surgical or postmortem confirmation of pancreatitis Unequivocal evidence of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in the absence of trauma, alcohol abuse, elevated serum lipids, or other known causes - Family member of a patient diagnosed with hereditary pancreatitis


NCT ID:

NCT00004475


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
David C. Whitcomb
University of Pittsburgh


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
United States

David C. Whitcomb
Phone: 412-648-9115

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 25, 2017

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