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Measurement of Hormonal Concentration in Chylothorax Fluid in Infants With Congenital Chylothorax

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00267345
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2006 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 1, 2007
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Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Late onset Hypothyroidism was found in infant with congenital hypothyroidism. The hypothesis is that infants with congenital hypothyroidism may lose thyroxin and other hormones via the chylothorax fluid causing transient hypothyroidism. In this study hormonal concentration will be measured in the chyle as well as hormonal serum level.

Condition or disease
Congenital Chylothorax

Detailed Description:
Late onset Hypothyroidism was found in infant with congenital hypothyroidism. The hypothesis is that infants with congenital hypothyroidism may lose thyroxin and other hormones via the chylothorax fluid causing transient hypothyroidism. In this study hormonal concentration will be measured in the chyle as well as hormonal serum level.

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2005
Study Completion Date : October 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 10 Weeks   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants with congenital chylothorax requiring thorax drain

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none

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Contacts
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Contact: Jacob Kuint, MD 972-3-5302227 kuint-j@sheba.health.gov.il

Locations
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Israel
Sheba Medical Center Recruiting
Ramat-Gan, Israel, 52621
Contact: Jacob Kuint, MD    972-3-5302227    kuint-j@sheba.health.gov.il   
Principal Investigator: Ayala Maayan, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Jacob Kuint, MD Sheba Medical Center
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00267345    
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-05-3927-JK-CTIL
First Posted: December 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 1, 2007
Last Verified: January 2006
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Chylothorax
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases