Common Mistake in Adjusting Sample Size for Anticipated Dropouts in Clinical Trials
Day by day the clinical trial field is expanding like anything. New molecules are needs to be experimented in human beings and the existing drugs are needs to be monitored for long term safety. Thus Phase I to IV clinical trial activities are increasing exponentially all over the world.
Recently, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Warning Letters to pharmaceutical companies and their outsourcing partners have resulted to focus on clinical oversight. The letters have galvanized sponsors to take a close look at their ability to withstand such regulatory scrutiny internally, and to develop proactively their internal capabilities and infrastructure
Carcinoid Syndrome - Research Perspective
Carcinoid syndrome is a collective of symptoms that occurs in patients with Carcinoid tumor. It is caused by excessive endogenous secretion of hormones mainly serotonin and kallikrein. The syndrome includes flushing and diarrhea, and, less frequently, heart failure and bronchoconstriction.
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