Tampa, Florida 33612


The purpose of this study is to learn about the experience of women with vasculitis who become pregnant. In particular, the study will consist of several online surveys to assess 1. each woman's vasculitis severity and pregnancy-related experiences, and 2. pregnancy outcomes.

Study summary:

The study will consist of several on-line surveys to assess each woman's vasculitis severity, pregnancy-related experiences, and pregnancy outcomes. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires at study entry, during the second trimester, during the third trimester, and postpartum. Investigators estimate that it will take approximately 20 minutes to complete each survey. All women enrolled in the Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network (V-PPRN) (with specified disease, sex, and age inclusion criteria described below) will be invited via email to participate in this on-line study. The survey data will be stored by the Data Management and Coordinating Center (DMCC) at the University of South Florida. Upon conclusion of the study period, the data will be sent to the Study Chairs.


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Women 18 years of age or older with one of the following diseases may take part in the study: - Behcet's disease; - CNS vasculitis; - cryoglobulinemic vasculitis; - eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss); - granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's); - IgA vasculitis (Henoch-Schoenlein purpura); - microscopic polyangiitis; - polyarteritis nodosa; - Takayasu's arteritis; - urticarial vasculitis. 2. Women must be pregnant (self-report) at the time of enrollment into the registry. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Non-English speaking. 2. Unable to provide consent.



Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Megan Clowse, MD, MPH
Duke University

Cristina Burroughs
Email: networkmanager@vpprn.org

Backup Contact:

Email: cmcalear@upenn.edu
Carol McAlear, MA

Location Contact:

Tampa, Florida 33612
United States

Cristina Burroughs
Email: networkmanager@vpprn.org

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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