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Actigraphic Sleep Patterns in Newborns Delivered Via Vacuum Extraction vs. Partum Spontaneous and Cesarean Section

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00311142
First Posted: April 5, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 16, 2008
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Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center
  Purpose
The development of regular sleep-wake cycle is an important factor of the newborn maturation and it has influence on behavior .Factor that may influence the process of the maturation of the sleep-wake cycle is the delivery mode.nd growing. These various states could be detected and measured with actigraphy, using a wrist-watch like device that continuously measures and records the subject's movements.The present study aims to compare vacuum delivery with regular, elective and not elective caesarean sections. We hypothesize that the sleep of vacuum-delivered newborns will be more fragmented then newborns in other delivery modes.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Actigraphic Sleep Patterns in Newborns Delivered Via Vacuum Extraction vs. Partum Spontaneous and Cesarean Section.

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: March 2003
Study Completion Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 2 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy newborn, born either by regular delivery, vacuum extraction or cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Preterms, newborns that need special medical treatment and/or repeated blood sampling as glucose.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Israel
Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ayala Maayan-Metzger, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Dr. Ayala Maayan, Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00311142     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-3126-AM-CTIL
First Submitted: April 4, 2006
First Posted: April 5, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 16, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
Sleep pattern
newborn
actigraphy
delivery mode
Parents' approval