Inflammatory Markers in Preeclampsia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2011
Information provided by:
Oslo University Hospital

Brief Summary:
This is an investigation of inflammatory markers in women destined to develop preeclampsia.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 129 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : January 1999
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2004

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Pregnant women who develop preeclampsia
pregnant women who develop preeclampsia (n =43) compared to pregnant women fulfilling a normotensive pregnancy (n= 86).

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 43 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

The study comprised 43 pregnant women who developed preeclampsia and 86 pregnant women who fulfilled a normotensive pregnancy.

All women were of Caucasian origin, and were nulliparous.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Caucasian origin

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous diseases e.g. cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, inflammatory bowel disease, serious organ disease

Responsible Party: Professor Lars Mørkrid, University of Oslo Identifier: NCT01385813     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: INFLAMMARPE11
First Posted: June 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 18, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by Oslo University Hospital:
inflammatory markers
serological biobank
To assess whether the inflammatory markers could be useful
in order to identify pregnant women at risk to
develop preeclampsia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
Pregnancy Complications