Randomized Controlled Trial of Preoperative Corticosteroids in Autoimmune ThyroidDisease

Status: Not yet recruiting
Intervention Type: Drug
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Phase 4
SUMMARY

This study proposes to randomize patients about to undergo surgery for their autoimmune, inflammatory thyroid disease, and determine if a short course of corticosteroids decreases the inflammation of the gland and makes surgery less difficult.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
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• ■ Graves' disease or Hashimoto's disease with positive thyroid autoantibodies (TgAb, TPO, TSI, and/or TRAb) undergoing total thyroidectomy for their disease.

Contact Information
Primary
Alexandria McDow, MD
amcdow@iu.edu
317-944-4377
Backup
Joseph Calcagno, BS
jcalcagn@iu.edu
3172743121
Time Frame
Start Date: October 1, 2022
Estimated Completion Date: December 31, 2025
Participants
Target number of participants: 76
Treatments
Experimental: Steroids
Will be given pre-operative corticosteroid regimen
Placebo Comparator: placebo
Will be given Placebo
Sponsors
Leads: Indiana University

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