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Prospective Study in Pregnant Women With Hypercoagulopathy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by Hillerod Hospital, Denmark.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Department of Clinical Trials, Denmark
Loyola University
Information provided by:
Hillerod Hospital, Denmark Identifier:
First received: September 14, 2005
Last updated: February 1, 2006
Last verified: September 2005
Pre-eclampsia is one of the most common causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to identify pregnant women at risk for pre-eclampsia or other cardiovascular complications at a very early state of the disease, and thereby improve the current method of screening.

Pre-Eclampsia Eclampsia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Study of Hypercoagulation in Pregnant Women

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Further study details as provided by Hillerod Hospital, Denmark:

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2007
Detailed Description:
600 pregnant women will be included in the project and followed in a standardized manner during their pregnancy. On a regular basis blood- and urine samples will be taken throughout their pregnancy and until 1 month after delivery and analyzed for a large variety of coagulation factors in order to identify factors that might predict an increased risk of developing pre-eclampsia and/or cardiovascular events. In addition a DNA-sample is taken if consented in order to evaluate genetic factors.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women attending the midwife at Hilleroed Hospital, Frederiksborg County, Denmark.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mental disease.
  • Problems understanding or reading Danish.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00215969

Contact: Anita S Andersen, MD +45 4829 6828

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Hilleroed Hospital Recruiting
Hilleroed, Frederiksborg County, Denmark, 3400
Contact: Jørgen G Berthelsen, MD    +45 4829 3707   
Principal Investigator: Anita S Andersen, MD         
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Recruiting
Hilleroed, Frederiksborg, Denmark, 3400
Contact: Jørgen G Berthelsen, MD    4829 3707   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillerod Hospital, Denmark
Department of Clinical Trials, Denmark
Loyola University
Principal Investigator: Anita S Andersen, MD
  More Information Identifier: NCT00215969     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PR0104
Study First Received: September 14, 2005
Last Updated: February 1, 2006

Keywords provided by Hillerod Hospital, Denmark:
Cardiovascular complications

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
Pregnancy Complications processed this record on July 19, 2017