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Early Ultrasound and Maternal Biochemical Markers to Evaluate the Risk of Down Syndrome During the First Trimester

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: NCT00287417
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 6, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 16, 2011
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University Hospital, Strasbourg, France

Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to evaluate the risk of Down syndrome during the first trimester of the pregnancy. The risk assessment is evaluated using early ultrasound and maternal biochemical markers.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Down Syndrome Device: echography Other: blood sample

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 20000 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Nuchal Translucency Study - PAPP-A
Study Start Date : July 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Down Syndrome

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinics, public hospitals

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female > 18 years old
  • Pregnant

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Maternal age < 18 years old, twin pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00287417

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Département de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Hôpital de Hautepierre, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg
Strasbourg, Alsace, France, 67098
Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, SIHCUS, CMCO
Strasbourg, Alsace, France, 67303
Centre Hospitalier
Belfort, France, 90000
Centre Mère et Enfant LE PARC, Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique
Colmar, France, 68024
Centre de Périnatalité, Hôpital Civil
Guebwiller, France, 68500
Centre Hospitalier du Hasenrain
Mulhouse, France, 68051
Clinique ADASSA
Strasbourg, France, 67000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
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Principal Investigator: Israel Nisand, MD Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg
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Responsible Party: Emmanuel LAVOUE, Directeur Adjoint de la DRCI, University Hospital, Strasbourg, France Identifier: NCT00287417    
Other Study ID Numbers: 3032
First Posted: February 6, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 16, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Strasbourg, France:
Nucal translucency
Down syndrome
Risk assessment
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Down Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Intellectual Disability
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Abnormalities, Multiple
Congenital Abnormalities
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn