Identifying Vitamin D Deficiency in Very Low Birth Weight Infant (VLBW) Infants Part 2

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sarah N Taylor, Medical University of South Carolina
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01363167
First received: April 18, 2011
Last updated: July 8, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

April 18, 2011
July 8, 2013
October 2011
October 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Intestinal Calcium Absorption [ Time Frame: When receiving at least 50% of nutrition enterally expected to occur at 2-6 weeks post-birth ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Parathyroid hormone concentration [ Time Frame: At term age (expected 2-4 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D status [ Time Frame: At term age (expected 2-4 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Bone Health [ Time Frame: At term age (expected 2-4 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Bone ultrasound measurement, serum alkaline phosphatase, and bone-specific alkaline phosphatase at birth and monthly until term age. Bone mineralization by DEXA scan at hospital discharge and term age.
  • Serum inflammatory cytokine concentrations [ Time Frame: At birth (day 1) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01363167 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Phosphorus Homeostasis [ Time Frame: At term age (expected 2-4 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Measurement of serum and urine phosphorus concentrations
  • Growth parameters [ Time Frame: At term age (expected 2-4 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Vitamin D Dose Safety as Measured by Urinary Calcium Excretion [ Time Frame: At term age (expected 2-4 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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Identifying Vitamin D Deficiency in Very Low Birth Weight Infant (VLBW) Infants Part 2
Identifying Vit D Deficiency in VLBW Infants Part 2

This study is to determine the amount of vitamin D required for a very low birth weight infant to reach vitamin D sufficiency and achieve optimal calcium health and bone growth.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Infant, Very Low Birth Weight
  • Calcium Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
Dietary Supplement: 400 IU Cholecalciferol- Vitamin D Daily
Infants who are defined as vitamin D deficient at birth will be randomized to receive either 400 IU vitamin D/day or placebo daily until term age is reached.
  • Active Comparator: 400 IU Cholecalciferol - Vitamin D
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: 400 IU Cholecalciferol- Vitamin D Daily
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Placebo contains Fractionated Coconut Oil
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: 400 IU Cholecalciferol- Vitamin D Daily
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Active, not recruiting
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October 2013
October 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any infant born at the Medical University of South Carolina <34 weeks gestation
  • Less that 1500g at birth
  • AGA
  • Must be African American or Caucasian
  • Each infant born of twin and triplet pregnancies will be eligible

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Infants with major congenital anomalies or with hemolytic disease requiring exchange transfusion
  • Infants born small for-gestational-age (SGA) or large for-gestational-age (LGA)
  • Maternal uncontrolled thyroid disease
  • Maternal Parathyroid disease
  • Infants of races other than African American or Caucasian
Both
up to 3 Days
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT01363167
HR# 17217, K23RR021891
Yes
Sarah N Taylor, Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Principal Investigator: Sarah N. Taylor, M.D. Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina
July 2013

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