The Incidence of Congenital Undescended Testis Among Dutch Infants

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2008 by Medical Center Alkmaar.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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Medical Center Alkmaar Identifier:
First received: December 9, 2005
Last updated: May 21, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
The purpose of this study is to determine the incidence of congenital undescended testis of mature boys, at one year of age, born in the Medical Centre Alkmaar (MCA).

Undescended Testis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Incidence of Congenital Undescended Testis Among Dutch Infants in the Medical Centre Alkmaar

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Further study details as provided by Medical Center Alkmaar:

Estimated Enrollment: 3000
Study Start Date: June 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2008
Detailed Description:
The position of the testes of mature boys will be registered at birth and boys with a high-scrotal, non-scrotal or dubious position of the testis/ testes will be followed up (till the age of one year).

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Year
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • mature newborns (>/= 37 weeks)
  • born in the Medical Centre Alkmaar

Exclusion Criteria:

  • premature newborns (< 37 weeks)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00264121

Contact: K. Sijstermans, MD +31-72-5482998
Contact: W WM Hack, PhD +31-72-5484444

Medical Center Alkmaar (MCA) Recruiting
Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Contact: K Sijstermans, MD    +31-72-5482998   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical Center Alkmaar
Study Director: W WM Hack, PhD Department of Pediatrics, Medical Centre Alkmaar
  More Information Identifier: NCT00264121     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P05.0318L 
Study First Received: December 9, 2005
Last Updated: May 21, 2008
Health Authority: Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)

Keywords provided by Medical Center Alkmaar:
congenital, high scrotal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Congenital Abnormalities
Endocrine System Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Gonadal Disorders
Testicular Diseases
Urogenital Abnormalities processed this record on May 23, 2016