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Sodium Supplementation for Premature Birth

Led By Jeffrey Segar, MD
Research Sponsored by Medical College of Wisconsin
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Birthweight >500 grams and
Be younger than 18 years old
Must not have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up8 weeks
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether sodium supplements can help improve the growth and health status of preterm infants. The results will help guide future treatment for preterm infants.

Eligible Conditions
  • Premature Birth

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~8 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 8 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Preterm infant weight gain
Secondary outcome measures

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Sodium algorithmExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Starting at 2 weeks of age, the sodium algorithm group will be started based on their sodium levels. This will be adjusted weekly based on weight gain and sodium levels.
Group II: ControlActive Control1 Intervention
Subjects will be cared for by current protocols

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Medical College of WisconsinLead Sponsor
595 Previous Clinical Trials
1,161,175 Total Patients Enrolled
7 Trials studying Premature Birth
6,882 Patients Enrolled for Premature Birth
Jeffrey Segar, MDPrincipal InvestigatorMedical College of Wisconsin
2 Previous Clinical Trials
55 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Sodium algorithm Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05546814 — N/A
Premature Birth Research Study Groups: Sodium algorithm, Control
Premature Birth Clinical Trial 2023: Sodium algorithm Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05546814 — N/A
Sodium algorithm 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05546814 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the current number of participants in this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. The information accessible on clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this medicinal study, which was first offered on November 1st 2022, is actively recruiting volunteers. Around 30 participants must be enrolled from a single medical centre."

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Who has been granted access to participate in this trial?

"The research team is currently looking for 30 participants who were born prematurely between 25 and 30 weeks. To qualify, these newborns must have weighed more than 500 grams at birth, been randomised in the first 14 days after delivery, and met certain gestational age criteria."

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Are participants still being welcomed to join this experiment?

"Confirmed. Clinicaltrials.gov provides evidence that this research program, which was initially made public on November 1st 2022, is actively searching for participants. The trial needs to recruit 30 individuals from a single location."

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Can persons aged over 50 years partake in the experiment?

"This clinical trial has specified that prospective participants must be between 25 and 30 Weeks old. The study is open to 184 minors and 74 seniors who meet the requirements."

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~17 spots leftby Nov 2024