Preterm Labor Prediction by Cervical Contour in Ultrasound
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01912508|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2014 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 31, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 13, 2014
Cervical length is a already known predictor for preterm labor. In this study the investigators want to examining the hypothesis that cervical curvature is also a predictor for preterm labor and that moderate transducer pressure influence cervical length.
study population: 200 consecutive pregnant women between 14-34w, visiting in the ultrasound unit ether for routine screening or because of preterm labor.
During their examination cervical length and curvature measurements will be taken. Another measurement will be taken after applying moderate cervical pressure.
The investigators will compere cervical contour and pressure influence between groups and according to cervical length Demographic data will be taken at the time of recruitment and pregnancy outcome measures in a later telephone interview.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Study Start Date :||August 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2014|
pregnant women with signs of preterm labor: uterine contractions or cervical shortening
pregnant women with no signs or symptoms of preterm labor
- cervical curvature [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01912508
|Contact: Efrat Hadi, Dr||09-7472871/2|
|Contact: Ronnie Teper, Professor||09-74728671/2|
|Kfar Saba, Israel|