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Post Partum Thyroiditis 2: Long Term Observations

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00287144
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (the doctor performing the study suddenly changed work and moved)
First Posted : February 6, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 8, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Geir Hoff, Sykehuset Telemark

Brief Summary:
The study tries to determine if post partum thyroiditis has marked long term (20 years after partum) risk for developing hypothyroidism.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
This is study where we follow up women who in 1985 were checked for the occurrence of post partum thyroiditis 6 week after labour. The former patients have been invited to participate by answering a questionnaire and by providing results from blood tests.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Observations of Leng Term Effects From Post Partum Thyroiditis.
Study Start Date : January 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2016

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Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Blood samples to estimate thyroid function

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Long-term follow-up of women who developed post-partum thyroiditis within 6 weeks after birth in 1985

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Defined group of women who tested positive for post partum thyroiditis in 1985.
  • Control group randomly picked from those who tested negative.

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00287144

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Sykehuset Telemark HF
Skien, Norway, 3710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sykehuset Telemark
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Principal Investigator: Janna Berg Sykehuset Telemark HF, Skien, Norway
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Responsible Party: Geir Hoff, Head of Dept. of Medicine, Sykehuset Telemark Identifier: NCT00287144    
Other Study ID Numbers: 399702
First Posted: February 6, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 8, 2019
Last Verified: April 2019
Keywords provided by Geir Hoff, Sykehuset Telemark:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Postpartum Thyroiditis
Thyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Puerperal Disorders
Pregnancy Complications
Thyroiditis, Autoimmune