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Transperineal Ultrasound for the Female Pelvic Floor in Women With Multiple Gestation

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2008 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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First received: November 11, 2008
Last updated: November 12, 2008
Last verified: November 2008
This trial studies the effect of pregnancies of multiple gestations (i.e. twins, triplets etc.) on the female pelvic floor with regards to the pregnancy itself and labor and delivery mode, by using transperineal ultrasound. This will be compared with pregnancies with single fetuses.

Multiple Pregnancy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Follow up of the Female Pelvic Floor in Multiple Gestation Using Transperineal Ultrasound

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Multiple gestation affects the pelvic floor more than singleton gestation [ Time Frame: Until recruitment completion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The mode of delivery affects pelvic floor outcome [ Time Frame: As above ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: November 2008
1 study group
Women with multiple gestations recruited from the prenatal care or high risk pregnancy units
2 control group
Women with singleton gestation recruited from the prenatal care or high risk pregnancy units


Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women with multiple gestations recruited from the prenatal care or high risk pregnancy units

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women with multiple gestations
  • Women with singleton gestation
  • Able to understand the consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None specified
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00790504

Sheba Medical Center
Ramat Gan, Israel, 52621
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Vered Eisenberg, Sheba Medical Center Identifier: NCT00790504     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-08-5470-VE-CTIL 
Study First Received: November 11, 2008
Last Updated: November 12, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
Pelvic floor
Transperineal ultrasound
Multiple pregnancy
Singleton pregnancy
Female pelvic floor processed this record on January 14, 2017