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Hydrops: Diagnosing & Redefining Outcomes With Precision Study (HyDROPS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03412760
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 26, 2018
Last Update Posted : May 8, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Fetal Health Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Teresa Sparks, University of California, San Francisco

Brief Summary:
This is a multi-center, prospective study designed to investigate the genetic etiologies of non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) and other birth defects. In the setting of NIHF, up to 46% of prenatally diagnosed cases remain of unknown etiology after standard work up, and a substantial proportion of other birth defects remain of unknown etiology as well. The investigators are performing whole exome sequencing (WES) for the fetus or neonate, as well as both biological parents, in each of these cases to investigate the underlying genetic etiology.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hydrops Fetalis Birth Defect Fetal Anomaly Diagnostic Test: Trio whole exome sequencing Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Between 1:1700 and 1:3000 pregnancies are affected by non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF), and this condition is associated with significant perinatal risks, ranging from preterm birth to Ballantyne (maternal mirror) syndrome, stillbirth, and neonatal death. Birth defects affect 1:33 pregnancies, and are the leading cause of infant death (contributing to approximately 20% of infant deaths). The investigators are performing whole exome sequencing (WES) for the fetus or neonate, as well as both biological parents, in each of these cases to investigate the underlying genetic etiology.

This study is open for enrollment. Established collaborating sites include all five sites of the University of California Fetal-Maternal Consortium (UCfC). The UCfC is a collaborative network of investigators with representatives from five UC medical centers (UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco). In addition to recruiting through these five centers, the investigators are also recruiting nationally in order to develop a diverse cohort of NIHF cases and other birth defects.

In addition to performing trio whole exome sequencing (WES), the investigators are collecting clinical data prospectively on all cases of NIHF and other birth defects, including demographics, medical and obstetric history, prenatal and delivery course, and postnatal outcomes until the infant is discharged from the hospital.

The specific research aims include:

  1. Create a multi-center registry to collect clinical data for cases of non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) and other birth defects.
  2. Investigate the genetic variants underlying NIHF and other birth defects via whole exome sequencing (WES).
  3. Develop a precision-based approach to antenatal and neonatal care in cases of NIHF and other birth defects.

This research will contribute novel information about the frequency and types of genetic disorders in fetuses and newborns with a diagnosis of NIHF and other birth defects, enabling providers to more accurately counsel about prognosis and individualize perinatal care. This information will also facilitate informed decision-making for parents, allow the care team to anticipate specific perinatal needs, and enable more precise counseling for the parents about recurrence risks for NIHF and other birth defects. Further, examining genotype-phenotype correlations will facilitate a precision-based approach to again individualize counseling and also enable targeted neonatal (and in the future, antenatal) therapies such as enzyme replacement and stem cell transplantation.


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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Intervention Model Description: All cases of non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) or other birth defects enrolled in the study will be offered whole exome sequencing (WES). This will be trio WES ideally, meaning that WES will be offered for the affected fetus as well as for both of the biologic parents. If one or both of the parents are unavailable, then duo or proband-only WES could be done, respectively.
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Hydrops: Diagnosing & Redefining Outcomes With Precision Study
Actual Study Start Date : October 11, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2025
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2025

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MedlinePlus related topics: Edema

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Trio whole exome sequencing
There is only one arm of this study. All enrolled participants will be offered trio whole exome sequencing (or duo where necessary). Please refer to the Study Design section for further details.
Diagnostic Test: Trio whole exome sequencing
Expansive genetic test performed for affected fetus as well as for both biological parents where possible (or for only one parent where applicable).




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Genetic variants detected on whole exome sequencing that implicate a cause of non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) and other birth defects. [ Time Frame: Turn around time for whole exome sequencing results is 2-4 weeks. ]
    Both NIHF and birth defects can be caused by a variety of genetic variants that researchers are continuing to learn more about. Whole exome sequencing will yield information about the specific genetic variants present in cases of NIHF and other birth defects, and about the specific diseases implicated by these variants. Investigators will determine the proportion of cases seen in the setting of particular genetic variants, and will correlate phenotypic outcomes with specific genotypes.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Singletons or dichorionic twin pregnancies that are diagnosed prenatally with non-immune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) or another birth defect. Cases with chromosomal abnormalities, postnatal samples, and stillbirths will still be included.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Monochorionic twin pregnancies and cases of hydrops fetalis that are attributed to red cell alloimmunization (due to hydrops fetalis caused by different pathophysiologic processes).

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03412760


Contacts
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Contact: Teresa Sparks, MD 415-514-9399 hydrops@ucsf.edu
Contact: Dougherty Val, MS 415-514-0730 dougherv@ucsf.edu

Locations
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United States, California
University of California, San Francisco Recruiting
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
Contact: Teresa Sparks, MD    415-514-9399    hydrops@ucsf.edu   
Contact: Dougherty Val, MS    415-514-0730    dougherv@ucsf.edu   
Principal Investigator: Teresa Sparks, MD         
Principal Investigator: Mary Norton, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Billie Lianoglou, LCGC         
Sub-Investigator: Tippi Mackenzie, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Stephan Sanders, MD, PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Ophir Klein, MD, PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Renata Gallagher, MD, PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Roberta Keller, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Luke Judge, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Anne Mardy, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Fetal Health Foundation
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Teresa Sparks, MD University of California, San Francisco
Principal Investigator: Mary Norton, MD University of California, San Francisco

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Responsible Party: Teresa Sparks, Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03412760     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HydropsUCSF
5K12HD001262 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: January 26, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2019
Last Verified: May 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Plan Description: De-identified data will be shared only in accordance with NIH/NICHD regulations as the Women's Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) grant is a funding source for this study, and is co-sponsored by these bodies.

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: Yes
Device Product Not Approved or Cleared by U.S. FDA: Yes
Pediatric Postmarket Surveillance of a Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Keywords provided by Teresa Sparks, University of California, San Francisco:
hydrops fetalis
birth defect
fetal anomaly
whole exome sequencing
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hydrops Fetalis
Congenital Abnormalities
Edema
Signs and Symptoms
Erythroblastosis, Fetal
Fetal Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
Hematologic Diseases
alpha-Thalassemia
Thalassemia
Hemoglobinopathies
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Immune System Diseases