Placenta and Cord Blood Analyses

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01104454
First received: April 14, 2010
Last updated: February 11, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to standardize methods in collecting and processing placenta, umbilical cord and cord blood samples. Samples will be used to determine potential differences between normal weight, overweight and obese individuals.


Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Placenta and Cord Blood Analyses

Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • standardize methods in collecting, processing and analyzing placenta, umbilical cord, and cord blood samples from lean and obese women [ Time Frame: at delivery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

placenta, umbilical cord and cord blood


Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2016
Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Pregnant women who are at least 7 months pregnant

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • at least 7 months pregnant
  • 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • underweight (BMI<18.5)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01104454

Locations
United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Aline Andres, Ph.D. University of Arkansas
  More Information

No publications provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01104454     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 111576
Study First Received: April 14, 2010
Last Updated: February 11, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
healthy pregnant women

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014