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A Cost Analysis of Interstim Therapy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00200031
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 28, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
MedtronicNeuro

Brief Summary:
A study to examine the impact that Interstim Therapy for Urinary Control has on health care utilization and costs within a health care system and the satisfaction with treatment expressed by patients using this therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Urinary Retention and Symptoms of Overactive Bladder (Urge, Frequency) Device: Interstim therapy

Detailed Description:
A retrospective administrative data analysis combined with a prospective health related quality of life/satisfaction with treatment survey designed to examine the impact that Interstim Therapy for Urinary Control has had on health care utilization and costs for the Kaiser Permanente system and the satisfaction with treatment expressed by patients using this therapy.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Official Title: Interstim Therapy Retrospective Cost Analysis and Quality of Life
Study Start Date : July 2005
Study Completion Date : April 2006




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria
Patients implanted with an Interstim Therapy for Urinary Control or undergoing test stimulation for potential placement of Interstim Therapy during the period of June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004 and who are enrolled with Kaiser-Permanente of Southern California.

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Locations
United States, California
Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90027
Sponsors and Collaborators
MedtronicNeuro
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sherif Aboseif, MD Kaiser Permanente

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00200031     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4348
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder, Overactive
Urinary Retention
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Urination Disorders