Gender-specific aEEGs and Outcome in Preterms
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01562236|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 23, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2012
Background and objectives: Male sex is a risk factor for poor neurodevelopmental outcome following preterm birth. The investigators aimed to investigate gender-related differences in amplitude-integrated electroencephalography (aEEG) and to correlate these findings with neurodevelopmental outcome.
Methods: Preterm infants born <30 weeks' gestational age between 2000 and 2002 were prospectively included. aEEGs obtained within the first two weeks of life were evaluated and classified according to background activity, sleep-wake cycling (SWC) and seizure activity. Outcome was assessed at three years.
|Condition or disease|
|Gender Role Disorder, Male to Female Type|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||148 participants|
|Official Title:||Gender-related Differences in Early Amplitude-integrated Electroencephalography in Newborns < 30 Weeks' Gestational Age and Their Correlation With Neurodevelopment Outcome at Three Years Corrected Age|
|Study Start Date :||January 2000|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2002|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2011|
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|Medical University of Vienna|
|Vienna, Austria, 1090|
|Principal Investigator:||Monika Olischar, MD||Neonatology|