Optimal Catheter Placement During Sonohysterography: Comparison of Cervical to Uterine Placement
The primary objective of this investigation was to evaluate if the location of placement of the SIS balloon into either the uterine cavity or the cervical canal affected discomfort perceived during the examination.
Catheter Placement and Perceived Pain.
Procedure: cervical vs. uterine placement of balloon catheter
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Optimal Catheter Placement During Sonohysterography: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Cervical to Uterine Placement|
- Measure: perceived discomfort [ Time Frame: during sonohysterography procedure ]
- Measure: Time required to perform procedure; Measure: Volume of media required to perform procedure [ Time Frame: during sonohysterography procedure ]
|Study Start Date:||December 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2005|
The use of sonography combined with intrauterine saline instillation, termed sonohysterography
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00534963
|Principal Investigator:||Steven Lindheim, MD||University of Wisconsin Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility|