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Vitamin D During In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) - A Prospective Randomized Trial (Delivery)

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 November 2009 by Karolinska University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
Information provided by:
Karolinska University Hospital Identifier:
First received: November 23, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2009
History: No changes posted
During IVF treatment women will be randomized into supplementation with a high or a low dose of Vitamin D Main outcome Laboratory pregnancy, live pregnancy at 12 weeks, Baby take home rate, OHSS Secondary outcome: 1. Pregnancy complications (pregnancy hypertension, SGA, Diabetes) 2.Thrombin generation

Condition Intervention Phase
Pregnancy Complication
Dietary Supplement: Ergocalciferol
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Karolinska University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Laboratory pregnancy, live pregnancy at 12 weeks, take home baby rate [ Time Frame: 4 weeks to 9 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pregnancy complications (pregnancy hypertension, SGA, diabetes) [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: November 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: High dose Vitamin D Dietary Supplement: Ergocalciferol
100 000 U drops is given once
Other Name: Made by the Swedish APOTEKET
Sham Comparator: Low dose Vitamin D Dietary Supplement: Ergocalciferol
500 U drops given once


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All women initiating IVF treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women that have entered the study before
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01019785

IVF Unit Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge
Huddinge, Sweden, 14186
Sponsors and Collaborators
Karolinska University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pelle G Lindqvist, Karolinska University Hospital Identifier: NCT01019785     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Delivery2009
Study First Received: November 23, 2009
Last Updated: November 23, 2009

Keywords provided by Karolinska University Hospital:
Pregnancy rate (pos test, live fetus at 12 weeks, baby home)
Pregnancy complication (Pregnancy hypertension, SGA, diab)
Thrombin generation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pregnancy Complications
Vitamin D
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents processed this record on May 24, 2017