Use of Glucose and Saline for Fetal Movement Perception

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2011 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 4, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2011
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Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the hypothesis that glucose administration increases fetal movement perception by the pregnant woman.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fetal Movement Perception Drug: IV glucose 5% Drug: saline Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Impact of Glucose Administration on Perception of Fetal Movements
Study Start Date : January 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2012

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Drug Information available for: Dextrose
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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: glucose 5%
glucose 5%
Drug: IV glucose 5%
500 ml glucose 5% within 30 minutes
Active Comparator: saline
Drug: saline

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. fetal movements as perceived by the mother [ Time Frame: one hour ]
    Effect of glucose versus saline infusion on the perception of fetal movements. the mother will count fetal movements that she feels one hour following saline/glucose infusion and report to the obstetrician in charge. The research aims to clarify whether glucose increases fetal movements.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy parturients with singleton pregnancy during 3rd trimester

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any maternal medical condition (Diabetes, hypertension), multiple pregnancy, fetal anomaly, polyhydramnios

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01308359

Contact: Ariel Many, MD 97236925633
Contact: NAdav Mishan, MD 97236925633

Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Recruiting
Tel Aviv, Israel, 64239
Contact: Ariel Many, MD    97236925633      
Contact: Nadav Mishan, MD    97236925633      
Principal Investigator: Ariel Many, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Nadav Mishan, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Ariel Many, MD Lis Maternity Hospital

Responsible Party: Ariel Many, MD, Dep. of OB&GYN, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier: NCT01308359     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-10-am-0512-CTIL
First Posted: March 4, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
fetal movement