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Measurement of Hormonal Concentration in Chylothorax Fluid in Infants With Congenital Chylothorax

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 January 2006 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00267345
First Posted: December 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 1, 2007
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Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center
  Purpose
Late onset Hypothyroidism was found in infant with congenital hypothyroidism. The hypothesis is that infants with congenital hypothyroidism may lose thyroxin and other hormones via the chylothorax fluid causing transient hypothyroidism. In this study hormonal concentration will be measured in the chyle as well as hormonal serum level.

Condition
Congenital Chylothorax

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: March 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2007
Detailed Description:
Late onset Hypothyroidism was found in infant with congenital hypothyroidism. The hypothesis is that infants with congenital hypothyroidism may lose thyroxin and other hormones via the chylothorax fluid causing transient hypothyroidism. In this study hormonal concentration will be measured in the chyle as well as hormonal serum level.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 10 Weeks   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants with congenital chylothorax requiring thorax drain

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Jacob Kuint, MD 972-3-5302227 kuint-j@sheba.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Sheba Medical Center Recruiting
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 52621
Contact: Jacob Kuint, MD    972-3-5302227    kuint-j@sheba.health.gov.il   
Principal Investigator: Ayala Maayan, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jacob Kuint, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00267345     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-05-3927-JK-CTIL
First Submitted: December 19, 2005
First Posted: December 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 1, 2007
Last Verified: January 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chylothorax
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases