Try our beta test site
IMPORTANT: Listing of a study on this site does not reflect endorsement by the National Institutes of Health. Talk with a trusted healthcare professional before volunteering for a study. Read more...

Epidemiology, Costs and Psychosocial Consequences of Genital Warts in Valparaiso, Chile

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 2011 by Universidad de Valparaiso.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carolina San Martin, Universidad de Valparaiso Identifier:
First received: November 23, 2011
Last updated: November 30, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
This is an observational study looking at the characteristics of patients consulting for genital warts in the first semester 2010 at the public sexual health clinic of Valparaiso, Chile. The objectives are: to have an epidemiological profile, estimating cost of the disease for the health system and the patient and analyzing possible psychosocial consequences of the condition for the patients.

Condylomata Acuminata

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Genital Warts: Studies for Establishing Epidemiological Profile, Psychosocial Consequences and Costs of Disease in Attendants to the Sexual Health Clinic of the Public Health Service of Valparaiso and San Antonio, Chile.

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Universidad de Valparaiso:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants with altered psychosocial tests as a Measure of impact of presenting genital warts. [ Time Frame: one year ]
    The psychosocial consequences of presenting genital warts will be assessed.

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Genital warts treated
Patients that have had treatment on their genital warts
Genital warts on treatment
Patients currently being treated for genital warts


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients attending the public sexual health clinic of Valparaiso, Chile

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women 18 years of age or older
  • Having being diagnosed with genital warts
  • Consulting the sexual health clinic only for genital warts
  • Patients accepting to be included in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Immunodeficiency
  • HIV positive
  • Having being diagnosed with cancer or pre-cancerous lesions
  • Pregnancy
  • Presenting a sexual transmissible infection other than genital warts.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01483794

Contact: Heraldo S Povea, MD +56-9-91629388
Contact: Carolina San Martin, MD +56-9-92895478

Sexual Health Clinic, Not yet recruiting
Valparaiso, Quinta Region, Chile, V
Contact: Carolina San Martin, MD    +56-9-92895478   
Contact: Heraldo S Povea, MD    +56-9-91629388   
Principal Investigator: Carolina San Martin, MD         
Sexual Health Clinic Not yet recruiting
Valparaiso, Quinta Region, Chile, V
Principal Investigator: Carolina San Martin, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidad de Valparaiso
Principal Investigator: Carolina San Martin, MD University of Valparaiso, Chile
  More Information

Responsible Party: Carolina San Martin, Principal investigator, Universidad de Valparaiso Identifier: NCT01483794     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CondValpo2011
1501 ( Other Identifier: Servicio Salud Valparaiso-San Antonio Chile )
Study First Received: November 23, 2011
Last Updated: November 30, 2011

Keywords provided by Universidad de Valparaiso:
genital warts

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Condylomata Acuminata
Papillomavirus Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Skin Diseases, Viral
Tumor Virus Infections
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017