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Pre-operative Cerebral Oxygenation in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease (CHD-NIRS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01679275
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 8, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Brief Summary:
Congenital heart disease with need for early surgery in newborns is associated with an increased incidence in global impairment in development. The causes of these late adverse neurologic outcomes are multifactoral and include both fixed (or patient-specific factors) and modifiable factors. They relate to both the mechanism of central nervous system injury associated with congenital heart disease and its treatment. Measuring cerebral oxygenation is a promising non-invasive way of cerebral monitoring in a neonatal intensive care unit. The importance of cerebral monitoring in neonates with congenital heart problems at risk of developing neurological complications is increasingly recognized. In this way the most vulnerable moments for the newborn brain can be detected and ,if possible, lead to change in (timing of) treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Heart Defects, Congenital Other: measuring cerebral oxygenation

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 75 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Longitudinal Pre-operative Measurements of Cerebral Oxygenation Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease.
Study Start Date : October 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
measuring cerebral oxygenation
NIRS: Measurement of cerebral oxygenation using Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) during the pre-operative phase in neonates with congenital heart disease.
Other: measuring cerebral oxygenation

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Neurodevelopmental follow up at 24 months [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
    Neurodevelopmental assessment at 24 months using Bayley scales of infant development II

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Month   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • neonates with admission on neonatal intensive care unit with congenital heart disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No informed consent.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01679275

Contact: Liesbeth Thewissen, MD +3216342569 liesbeth.thewissen@uzleuven.be

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit UZLeuven Recruiting
Leuven, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Contact: Liesbeth Thewissen, MD    +3216342569    Liesbeth.thewissen@uzleuven.be   
Principal Investigator: Liesbeth Thewissen, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Principal Investigator: Liesbeth Thewissen, MD UZ Leuven

Responsible Party: Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01679275     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S54683
First Posted: September 5, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 8, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven:
Heart Defects, congenital
Patient Monitoring
Infant, Newborn

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Heart Defects, Congenital
Congenital Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Abnormalities