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VEGF as a Prognostic Factor for White Matter Damage in Preterm Infants

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00564161
First Posted: November 27, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 2, 2016
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Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose
We hypothesize that misexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the Cerebrospinal fluid of preterm infants can be used as a biomarker to predict the risk for developing white matter damage.

Condition
Preterm Infants With White Matter Damage Preterm Infants Developing Normally

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: VEGF as a Prognostic Factor for White Matter Damage in Preterm Infants

Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
CSF.

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: January 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2009

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Weeks to 40 Weeks   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
preterm infants.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Preterm infants undergoing lumbar puncture.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Preterm with IVH or known infection or meningitis.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00564161


Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Talya Dor, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00564161     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 606060-HMO-CTIL
First Submitted: November 25, 2007
First Posted: November 27, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 2, 2016
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Premature Birth
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Obstetric Labor Complications
Pregnancy Complications