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Characteristics Predictive of Pessary Success

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Karen Noblett, University of California, Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01123213
First received: May 12, 2010
Last updated: June 27, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

May 12, 2010
June 27, 2013
January 2008
August 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Characteristics Predictive of Pessary Success
Characteristics Predictive of Pessary Success

Pessaries are mechanical support devices worn vaginally to treat the symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse, such as vaginal pressure or a vaginal bulge. Pessaries are one of the options along with surgery and expectant management for pelvic organ prolapse. As the aging population grows, more patients will need treatment for pelvic organ prolapse. Various studies have been conducted previously to identify patient parameters predictive of successful pessary fitting and continued use. Our study is a retrospective chart review to identify patient characteristics predictive of successful pessary fitting and use, specifically focusing on the parameters of POPQ, pelvic organ prolapse quantification exam, and the ratio of the genital hiatus, which is the length of the vaginal opening, and total vaginal length.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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Non-Probability Sample

All patients who have undergone a pessary fitting by physicians in the division of Urogynecology between the years of 2000 to 20008 will be eligible.

All Patients Who Have Undergone a Pessary Fitting.
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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August 2011
August 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • undergone a pessary fitting by physicians in the division of Urogynecology between the years of 2000 to 20008.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be excluded only if their chart does not contain the clinical data under review.
Female
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United States
 
NCT01123213
2008-6704
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Karen Noblett, University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine
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Principal Investigator: Karen Noblett, MD UCI Medical Center
University of California, Irvine
June 2013

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