Efficacy of Continuous Skin to Skin Care (Technique Kangaroo: TK) After Birth for Low Birth Weight (LBW) Infants and Their Mothers in Developing Countries (EtudeTK)
This study has been completed.
Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development
First Posted: September 18, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 12, 2011
St.Luke's Life Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shuko Nagai, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||March 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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Nagai S, Yonemoto N, Rabesandratana N, Andrianarimanana D, Nakayama T, Mori R. Long-term effects of earlier initiated continuous Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for low-birth-weight (LBW) infants in Madagascar. Acta Paediatr. 2011 Dec;100(12):e241-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02372.x. Epub 2011 Jun 23.