Inflammatory Cytokines Associated With Perinatal Brain Injury

Trial ID or NCT#



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This observational study assessed whether measurements of certain pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines in the blood (either singly or in combination) at birth and/or up to day of life 21 can predict cerebral palsy at 18-22 months corrected age.

Official Title

A Study to Determine If Inflammatory Cytokines Are Associated With Perinatal Brain Injury and Long Term Neurodevelopmental Handicap or Death

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Younger than 72 Hours
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - Infants 401-1,000 grams at birth
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - >72 hours of age


David K. Stevenson, M.D.