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Placenta and Cord Blood Analyses

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01104454
First Posted: April 15, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 29, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to standardize methods in collecting and processing placenta, umbilical cord and cord blood samples. Samples will be used to determine potential differences between normal weight, overweight and obese individuals.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Placenta and Cord Blood Analyses

Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Placenta, cord blood and umbilical analyses [ Time Frame: at delivery ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
placenta, umbilical cord and cord blood

Enrollment: 60
Actual Study Start Date: March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2017
Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pregnant women who are at least 7 months pregnant
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • at least 7 months pregnant
  • 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • underweight (BMI<18.5)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01104454


Locations
United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Aline Andres, Ph.D. University of Arkansas
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01104454     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 111576
First Submitted: April 14, 2010
First Posted: April 15, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 29, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
healthy pregnant women