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Microbial Invasion During Parenteral Nutrition in Surgical Infants Receiving Glutamine

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: NCT00647036
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2008 by Institute of Child Health.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 31, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 31, 2008
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health

Brief Summary:
We hypothesise that the addition of glutamine supplementation to both parenteral nutrition and enteral feeds in surgical newborn infants leads to a reduction in bacterial invasion.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Surgical Infants Requiring Total Parenteral Nutrition Dietary Supplement: Isonitrogenous Vaminolact Drug: Dipeptiven (L-glutamine- Lalanine) Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Official Title: Microbial Invasion During Parenteral Nutrition in Surgical Infants Receiving Glutamine.
Study Start Date : July 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
Dipeptiven (L-glutamine- Lalanine)
Drug: Dipeptiven (L-glutamine- Lalanine)

Placebo Comparator: 2
Isonitrogenous Vaminolact
Dietary Supplement: Isonitrogenous Vaminolact
Isonitrogenous Vaminolact

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evidence of microbial invasion [ Time Frame: 5 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants who have undergone surgical procedures for congenital anomalies or
  • Intestinal inflammation who require total parenteral nutrition.

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00647036

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Contact: Agostino Pierro, Prof

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United Kingdom
Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street
London, United Kingdom, WC1N 1EH
Contact: Agostino Pierro, Prof   
Principal Investigator: Agostino Pierro, Prof         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Child Health
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Responsible Party: R&D Office, Institute of Child Health Identifier: NCT00647036    
Other Study ID Numbers: 07SG10
First Posted: March 31, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008
Keywords provided by Institute of Child Health:
Parenteral nutrition, Infants, Dipeotiven, Microbial invasion