Periodontal Infection and Prematurity Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2007 by University of Pennsylvania.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00116974
First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: November 30, 2007
Last verified: November 2007

June 30, 2005
November 30, 2007
October 2004
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Whether screening and treating periodontal disease using scaling and root planing early in pregnancy can reduce the incidence of spontaneous preterm birth <35 weeks [ Time Frame: 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Periodontal Infection and Prematurity Study
Periodontal Infection and Prematurity Study

This research project is a multi-center double-blind, parallel, randomized, controlled clinical trial design comparing the efficacy of dental scaling and root planing to control treatment (superficial cleaning) for the prevention of preterm birth in pregnant women with periodontal disease.

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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Periodontal Diseases
  • Premature Birth
Procedure: Scaling and root planing
Scaling and root planing
  • Experimental: 1
    Intervention: Procedure: Scaling and root planing
  • Placebo Comparator: 2
    Intervention: Procedure: Scaling and root planing
Jeffcoat M, Parry S, Sammel M, Clothier B, Catlin A, Macones G. Periodontal infection and preterm birth: successful periodontal therapy reduces the risk of preterm birth. BJOG. 2011 Jan;118(2):250-6. Epub 2010 Sep 14.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Active, not recruiting
2100
May 2008
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Gestational age between 6 and 20 completed weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Periodontal treatment during the pregnancy
  • Antibiotic use within 2 weeks of enrollment
  • Use of antimicrobial mouthwash within 2 weeks
  • Multiple gestation
  • Known mitral valve prolapse
Female
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United States
 
NCT00116974
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George A. Macones, M.D., Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St. Louis
University of Pennsylvania
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Principal Investigator: George A Macones, M.D. University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
November 2007

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