Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Elderly

This study has been completed.
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Catholic University of Brasília Identifier:
First received: October 2, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2008
History: No changes posted
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).

Urinary Incontinence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Women With Urinary Incontinence

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Enrollment: 153
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
G2 = control group (no incontinence)
G1 = urinary incontinence

Detailed Description:
Incontinence elderly assessment

Ages Eligible for Study:   58 Years to 87 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
elderly women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elderly women
  • Urinary incontinence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cesarean surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00765622

Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil, 71966-700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Catholic University of Brasília
Principal Investigator: Claudia EC Souza, Ms Catholic University of brasilia
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira, Catholic University of Brasilia Identifier: NCT00765622     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ucb123cestari 
Study First Received: October 2, 2008
Last Updated: October 2, 2008
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Urological Manifestations processed this record on May 26, 2016