VEGF as a Prognostic Factor for White Matter Damage in Preterm Infants

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2007 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00564161
First received: November 25, 2007
Last updated: November 26, 2007
Last verified: November 2007

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November 26, 2007
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VEGF as a Prognostic Factor for White Matter Damage in Preterm Infants
VEGF as a Prognostic Factor for White Matter Damage in Preterm Infants

We hypothesize that misexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the CSF of preterm infants can be used as a biomarker to predict the risk for developming white matter damage.

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Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Description:

CSF.

Non-Probability Sample

preterm infants.

  • Preterm Infants With White Matter Damage
  • Preterm Infants Developing Normally
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  • 1
  • 2
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
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January 2009
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Preterm infants undergoing lumbar puncture.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Preterm with IVH or known infection or meningitis.
Both
25 Weeks to 40 Weeks
No
Contact: Talya Dor, MD 972-50-8946-704 talyad@hadassah.org.il
Contact: Itai Berger, MD itberg@hadassah.org.il
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NCT00564161
606060-HMO-CTIL, 606060-HMO-CTIL
No
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Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Talya Dor, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
November 2007

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