Post Partum Thyroiditis 2: Long Term Observations

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2005 by Sykehuset Telemark.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 6, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 6, 2006
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Sykehuset Telemark

Brief Summary:
The study tries to determine if post partum thyroiditis has marked long term (20 years after partum) risk for developing hypothyroidism.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
This is study where we follow up women who in 1985 were checked for the occurrence of post partum thyroiditis 6 week after labour. The former patients have been invited to participate by answering a questionnaire and by providing results from blood tests.

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Observations of Leng Term Effects From Post Partum Thyroiditis.
Study Start Date : November 2002
Study Completion Date : December 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Defined group of women who tested positive for post partum thyroiditis in 1985.
  • Control group randomly picked from those who tested negative.

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00287144

Sykehuset Telemark HF
Skien, Norway, 3710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sykehuset Telemark
Principal Investigator: Janna Berg Sykehuset Telemark HF, Skien, Norway Identifier: NCT00287144     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 399702
First Posted: February 6, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 6, 2006
Last Verified: December 2005

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postpartum Thyroiditis
Thyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Puerperal Disorders
Pregnancy Complications
Thyroiditis, Autoimmune