Last updated on April 2020

Biomarkers in Obstetrical Complications


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Pregnancy | Premature Birth | Maternal Fetal Factors | Premature Labor
  • Age: Between 18 - 45 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

This prospective longitudinal cohort study will recruit consecutive pregnant women aged 18 years or more who are between 6 and 26 6/7 weeks of gestation receiving care at the Detroit Medical Center. Informed consent will be administered prior to any research procedures.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Women who have high order, multiple gestations (greater than or equal to 3 fetuses) or any of the following conditions are ineligible for participation in the study: active vaginal bleeding; serious medical illness (e.g. renal insufficiency, congestive heart disease, and chronic respiratory insufficiency)

EXCLUSION CRITERIA (for MRI examination only):

  • Inability to perform MRI scan due to maternal habitus
  • Metallic implants that would increase risk to the patient for MRI examination
  • Previous occupational exposure to metal
  • History of claustrophobia

Recruitment Status: Open


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