Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Elderly

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Catholic University of Brasília
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00765622
First received: October 2, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the importance of functional assessment of the pelvic floor (AFA) in older women, as prognostic factor for Urinary Incontinence (UI).


Condition
Urinary Incontinence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Women With Urinary Incontinence

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Further study details as provided by Catholic University of Brasília:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • All patients were submitted for review physiotherapeutic through palpation bidigital and quantification of contraction pelvic, was performed using a my feedback of pressure [ Time Frame: Only one measure at the begging of the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Women


Enrollment: 153
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
G2
G2 = control group (no incontinence)
G1
G1 = urinary incontinence

Detailed Description:

Incontinence elderly assessment

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   58 Years to 87 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

elderly women

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elderly women
  • Urinary incontinence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cesarean surgery
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00765622

Locations
Brazil
UC
Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil, 71966-700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Catholic University of Brasília
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Claudia EC Souza, Ms Catholic University of brasilia
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira, Catholic University of Brasilia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00765622     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ucb123cestari
Study First Received: October 2, 2008
Last Updated: October 2, 2008
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Catholic University of Brasília:
Urinary incontinence
pelvic floor
functional evaluation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms

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