Desmopressin for Improving Nocturnal Enuresis in Patients After Radical Cystectomy With Bladder Reconstruction
The purpose of this study is to prospectively assess whether Desmopressin, given for a period of month to patients after radical cystectomy with orthotopic bladder reconstruction, improves and lowers the rate of nocturnal enuresis.
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Usage of Desmopressin fo Improving Nocturnal Enuresis in Patients After Radical Cystectomy With Orthotopic Bladder Reconstruction|
- Rate of improvement in Nocturnal incontinence [ Time Frame: One month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||April 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||March 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Patients after radical cystectomy with orthotopic bladder reconstruction that suffer from night time urinary incontinence will be enrolled in the study. They will be given for a period of one month after informed consent, Desmopressin At a dosage of 0.1 M"G per day. The rate of improvement of night time urinary incontinence will be measured.
We will prospectively assess the utilization of Desmopressin in improving nocturnal enuresis in patients after radical cystectomy with orthotopic bladder reconstruction.
Patients after radical cystectomy with neobladder reconstruction will be given Desmopressin 0.1 mg once a day for a duration of one month.
Before beginning treatment patients will be given the NNES-Q questionnaire to assess severity of nocturnal enuresis.
At the end of treatment, the same questionnaire will be given to all patients to assess if nocturnal enuresis improved.
Sodium levels will be tested before treatment, 2 weeks after beginning treatment and at the end of treatment.
|Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Cetner|
|Petah Tiqva, Petach Tiqva, Israel, 49100|
|Principal Investigator:||Ofer Yossepowitch, MD||Rabin Medical Center|