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TVT-SECUR as an Office-based Procedure (TVTSOffice)

This study has been completed.
Ethicon, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Salil Khandwala MD, Michigan Institution of Women's Health PC Identifier:
First received: May 24, 2010
Last updated: October 5, 2012
Last verified: October 2012

This is a pilot study to assess the feasibility and success of performing the TVT-Secur in the office setting. Endpoints would be success, complications, and patient and physician acceptance of the procedure. Success would be assessed by validated questionnaires.

This is a prospective single arm study of 20 patients who will have the TVT-Secur procedure done in the office under local anesthesia. They will be followed for a period of 1 year.

Condition Intervention
Urinary Incontinence
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Device: Gynecare TVT-SECUR system

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: TVT-SECUR as an Office-based Procedure - A Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by Salil Khandwala MD, Michigan Institution of Women's Health PC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Treatment Success based on patient report on validated questionnaire [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
    Negative response to question #3 on the UDI-6 questionnaire

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Positive response to a satisfaction question

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2012
Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Gynecare TVT-SECUR system
All patients enrolled into the study will receive the TVT-SECUR system to treat stress urinary incontinence
Device: Gynecare TVT-SECUR system
All patients in the study will receive the Gynecare TVT-SECUR to treat stress urinary incontinence
Other Names:
  • TVT-S
  • Mid-urethral sling

Detailed Description:
The study will include 20 patients who would meet the inclusion/exclusion criteria and who sign the informed consent. Subjects are diagnosed with Stress urinary incontinence resulting from urethral hypermobility with no prior urinary incontinence surgery. Subjects are women who no longer intend to bear children and who do not require any other concomitant surgery.

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 89 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stress urinary incontinence with hypermobility of the UV junction
  • ASA I or II
  • Age 21-89

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior anti-incontinence surgery
  • Not completed childbearing
  • ASA III or higher
  • Need concomitant surgery
  • Poor compliance for office based approach
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01137539

United States, Michigan
Advanced Urogynecology of Michigan PC
Dearborn, Michigan, United States, 48124
Sponsors and Collaborators
Michigan Institution of Women's Health PC
Ethicon, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Salil S Khandwala, MD Michigan Institute of Women's Health PC
  More Information

Responsible Party: Salil Khandwala MD, President, Michigan Institution of Women's Health PC, Michigan Institution of Women's Health PC Identifier: NCT01137539     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MIWH08-001
Study First Received: May 24, 2010
Last Updated: October 5, 2012

Keywords provided by Salil Khandwala MD, Michigan Institution of Women's Health PC:
urinary incontinence
stress urinary incontinence
mid-urethral slings
Tension-free vaginal taping

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence, Stress
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017