Maturation of the Autonomic Nervous System in Prematures
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
wamir, Rambam Health Care Campus
First received: August 23, 2011
Last updated: May 7, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
The purpose of this study is to try to evaluate the maturation of the autonomic nervous system in prematures.
||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Maturation of the Autonomic Nervous System in Prematures
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Herat rate variability (HRV) characteristics [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
It is well known that maturation of the autonomic nervous system can be detected by heart rate variability in children. The purpose of this study is to apply HRV characteristics in premature infants and try to evaluate if there are noticable changes in these parameters both in "healthy" and diseased premature infants longitudinally during their stay at the NICU. Outcome measures to be studied are very low frequency ( VLF), low-frequency ( LF), high frequency (HF) frequency bands in the power spectrum density (PSD) of HRV records.
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To evaluate the maturation of the autonomic nervous system in prematures by using heart rate variability analyses.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||up to 100 Days
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01423942
Rambam Health Care Campus
||Amir Weissman, MD
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 27, 2015
||wamir, MD, Rambam Health Care Campus
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||August 23, 2011
||May 7, 2015
||Israel: Ministry of Health