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Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Elderly

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00765622
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 3, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 3, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Catholic University of Brasília

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Urinary Incontinence

Detailed Description:
Incontinence elderly assessment

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 153 participants
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Women With Urinary Incontinence
Study Start Date : April 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2007

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Group/Cohort
G2
G2 = control group (no incontinence)
G1
G1 = urinary incontinence



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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 ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Women


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Ages Eligible for Study:   58 Years to 87 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes 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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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

Responsible Party: Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira, Catholic University of Brasilia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00765622     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ucb123cestari
First Posted: October 3, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 3, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Enuresis
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders