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Adrenaline Injections to Children Born at Elective CS

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00322660
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 8, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hvidovre University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Children born after elective C-section have a greater risk of respiratory problems and hypoglycemia - most likely due to a lower concentration of stress hormones compared to children born vaginally. Hypothesis: can we eliminate or reduce the risk of respiratory distress and hypoglycaemia by administrating adrenaline to the newborn.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Respiratory Distress Hypoglycemia Drug: Adrenaline

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 270 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Can the Risk of RD and Hypoglycemia in Children Born at Elective CS be Reduced by Injection of Adrenaline
Study Start Date : June 2006
Study Completion Date : June 2007





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. respiratory distress
  2. hypoglycemia


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Day   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All children born at elective section with gestational age more than 37 + 0

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children in whom a serious malformation was found during pregnancy assuming this malformation will lead to very early death or respiratory problems.
  • Serious malformations (ex.anencephalia) will be excluded at birth
  • Other malformations will be estimated by investigator whether it will lead to exclusion.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00322660


Locations
Denmark
Hvidovre University Hospital
Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650
Hvidovre Hospital
Kettegård Alle 31, Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lene A Olsen, M.D. Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Kettegaards allé 30, 2650 Hvidovre, DK
Principal Investigator: Pernille Pedersen Hvidovre University Hospital

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00322660     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005091
First Posted: May 8, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2007
Last Verified: June 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypoglycemia
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Epinephrine
Racepinephrine
Epinephryl borate
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Mydriatics
Sympathomimetics
Vasoconstrictor Agents