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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder-Is This a Ciliopathy?

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03802708
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 14, 2019
Last Update Posted : March 25, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Helly Goez, University of Alberta

Brief Summary:

Urine sample and exhaled Nitric Oxide will analyzed and compared between children diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and healthy control.

Pilot study- 5 children in each group

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Test: Metabolomic analysis urine sample Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 12 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Intervention Model Description: pilot. 5 children with FASD- 5 healthy children
Masking: None (Open Label)
Masking Description: this is N/A
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder-Is This a Ciliopathy?
Actual Study Start Date : September 1, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 1, 2020
Actual Study Completion Date : March 23, 2020

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Diagnostic Test: Metabolomic analysis urine sample
a urine sample will be anlayzed for metabolic pathways involving Nitric Oxide Nitric Oxide level will be measured at the exhaled air sample
Other Name: NO- Analyzer breath test

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Nitric Oxide metabolites in urine [ Time Frame: At time of enrollment ]
    metabolomic analysis

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. nitric oxide concentration [ Time Frame: At time of enrollment ]
    NO-Analyzer breath test

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children ages 5-16
  • Diagnosis of FASD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sinopulmonary anomaly
  • Cardiac anomaly
  • Asthma
  • Previously known Genetic condition
  • Previously known Metabolic condition
  • Polypharmacy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03802708

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Canada, Alberta
Glenrose rehabilitation hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5G 0B7
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alberta
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Responsible Party: Helly Goez, Principal Investigator, University of Alberta Identifier: NCT03802708    
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00076905
First Posted: January 14, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 25, 2020
Last Verified: March 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: results from analysis will be available

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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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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Fetal Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
Alcohol-Induced Disorders
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Abnormalities, Multiple
Congenital Abnormalities
Genetic Diseases, Inborn