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Risk Factors of Meconium Obstruction and Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03513640
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 1, 2018
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ee-Kyung Kim, Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary:

Although the pathophysiology of meconium obstruction of prematurity (MOP) is not clear, it is known that the decrease of the intestinal peristalsis due to decreased intestinal perfusion during antenatal or perinatal period. Recently, the level of citrulline has been used as an index of function and injury of the small intestine State. This study aimed to evaluate citrulline level of cord blood as a marker for early detection and observe changes in intestinal blood flow in MOP patient.

And We aimed to confirm the efficacy of the AT/ET ratio (ratio of the pulmonary artery time-to-peak velocity interval to the right ventricular ejection time) of the prenatal pulmonary artery as a noninvasive predictor of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.


Condition or disease
Meconium Obstruction of Prematurity Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Premature Infant

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Cohort for Finding Risk Factors of Meconium Obstruction and Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants
Actual Study Start Date : April 13, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2019





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparison of citrulline level between the meconium obstruction group and the normal feeding advance group [ Time Frame: within 6 hours after birth ]
  2. Comparison of prenatal AT/ET ratio of fetal pulmonary artery between respiratory distress syndrome group and the normal respiration group [ Time Frame: within 10 days before delivery ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 34 Weeks   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Premature infants born less than 34 weeks who were admitted in neonatal intensive care unit at Seoul National University Children's Hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • premature infants born less than 34 weeks from mother with pregnancy induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia or eclampsia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • major congenital anomalies
  • infants with hypotension while using inotropics

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03513640


Contacts
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Contact: Seung Han Shin, M.D. +82220727230 revival421@snu.ac.kr
Contact: Ee-Kyung Kim, PhD. +82220723628 kimek@snu.ac.kr

Locations
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Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 03080
Contact: Seung Han Shin, MD    82220727230    revival421@snu.ac.kr   
Contact: Ee-Kyung Kim, PhD    82220723628    kimek@snu.ac.kr   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital

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Responsible Party: Ee-Kyung Kim, Professor, Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03513640     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1705-073-853
First Posted: May 1, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
Syndrome
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Meconium Ileus
Intestinal Obstruction
Cystic Fibrosis
Fetal Diseases
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Lung Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn