Study of Antenatal Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone in Women in Premature Labor to Prevent Lung Disease in Preterm Infants

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Information provided by:
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004840
First received: February 24, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: October 1998
  Purpose

OBJECTIVES:

I. Assess the efficacy and safety of antenatal administration of thyrotropin-releasing hormone to women in premature labor to improve pulmonary outcomes in preterm infants.


Condition Intervention
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Drug: thyrotropin-releasing hormone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):

Estimated Enrollment: 996
Study Start Date: May 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 1998
Detailed Description:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double blind, multicenter study. Patients are randomized to receive antenatal thyrotropin-releasing hormone or placebo.

Patients receive thyrotropin-releasing hormone or placebo intravenously over 20 minutes every 8 hours for 4 doses.

Infants are assessed for survival and chronic lung disease until day 28 after birth, and again at 36 postmenstrual weeks.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 36 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • Pregnant women in active labor with 24-29 weeks gestation
  • Not eligible if any of the following is present: Bleeding Infection Hypertension (greater than 140/90 mmHg) Fetus with hydrops or life-threatening anomalies One dead fetus in multiple pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00004840

Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Investigators
Study Chair: Roberta A. Ballard Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004840     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/13784, CHP-5R01HD29201-03
Study First Received: February 24, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
neonatal disorders
rare disease
respiratory distress syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Hormones
Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions

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