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Heart Rate Variability in Children Conceived Via Assisted Reproductive Technologies (HRV ART)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00993369
First Posted: October 12, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Utah
  Purpose
This is a proof of principle study that investigates heart rate variability differences in fetal and neonatal life in a longitudinal study design and compares two subject groups, offspring conceived using in-vitro fertilization and conceived naturally.

Condition Intervention
Neuro Developmental Delay Other: Holter monitor

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Heart Rate Variability in Children Conceived Via Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Further study details as provided by University of Utah:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Heart Rate Variability in Children Conceived Via Assisted Reproductive Technologies [ Time Frame: 2 to 6 hours ]
    Holter monitor/2 aims


Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2010
Primary Completion Date: July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Healthy newborns conceived naturally Other: Holter monitor
Record heart rate for 2 to 6 hours on day of life 1 or 2.
Healthy newborns conceived with IVF Other: Holter monitor
Record heart rate for 2 to 6 hours on day of life 1 or 2.

Detailed Description:
This is a proof of principle study that investigates heart rate variability differences in fetal and neonatal life in a longitudinal study design and compares two subject groups, offspring conceived using in-vitro fertilization and conceived naturally.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Day   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Fetus and newborns.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fetus or newborn
  • Delivery at University of Utah Medical Center, Latter Day Saints Hospital or Intermountain Medical Center

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Twins
  • Genetic anomaly
  • Congenital malformation
  • Need for special care
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00993369


Locations
United States, Utah
University of Utah Medical Center
Salt LakeCity, Utah, United States, 84113
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Utah
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Utah
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00993369     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00018811
First Submitted: October 8, 2009
First Posted: October 12, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Keywords provided by University of Utah:
Prediction of neuro developmental delay