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Single Balloon Catheter Compared With Double Balloon Catheter for Ripening of the Unfavorable Cervix

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00690040
First Posted: June 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Raed Salim, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare between single balloon catheter and double balloon catheter for ripening the cervix among pregnant with unfavorable cervix.

Condition Intervention
Induction of Labor Device: Foley catheter Device: Atad catheter

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Single Balloon Catheter Compared With Double Balloon Catheter for Ripening of the Unfavorable Cervix

Further study details as provided by Raed Salim, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Average Time in Hours From Insertion of the Catheter Until Delivery [ Time Frame: At the end of the study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To Compare Mode of Delivery, Catheter's Side Effects and Woman's Satisfaction Between the Groups [ Time Frame: At the end of the study ]

Enrollment: 293
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Ripening of the unfavorable cervix is done with Single balloon catheter (Foley catheter)
Device: Foley catheter
Single balloon catheter
Active Comparator: 2
Ripening of the unfavorable cervix is done with double balloon catheter (Atad catheter)
Device: Atad catheter
Double balloon catheter

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 48 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Induction of labor is indicated
  • Gestational age between 24 - 42 weeks
  • Singleton pregnancy
  • Bishop score less than 7

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any contraindication for vaginal delivery
  • Previous cesarean delivery
  • Low lying placenta
  • Rupture of membranes
  • Fetal malformations incompatible with life
  • intrauterine fetal death
  • Amnionitis
  • Genital viral infection (HIV, hepatitis C virus

    , hepatitis B virus)

  • Allergy to latex
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00690040


Locations
Israel
Department of Ob/Gyn, Ha`Emek Medical Center
Afula, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Raed Salim, MD Department of Ob/Gyn, Ha`Emek Medical Center, Afula, and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Raed Salim, MD, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690040     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0007-08-EMC
First Submitted: May 31, 2008
First Posted: June 4, 2008
Results First Submitted: March 19, 2013
Results First Posted: October 24, 2016
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2016
Last Verified: May 2013

Keywords provided by Raed Salim, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:
Induction of labor
Ripening
Single balloon catheter
Double balloon catheter