Physical Therapy in Pregnant Women With Preeclampsia (FPE)
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
|Preeclampsia||Other: Physical therapy Other: No physical therapy||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
|Official Title:||Influence of a Physical Therapy Protocol in Maternal and Fetal Hemodynamics in Pregnant Women With Preeclampsia|
|Study Start Date:||June 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||February 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Other: Physical therapy
The hypertensive disorders in pregnancy affecting 5-8% of pregnant women worldwide, contributing significantly to maternal and fetal complications. Various forms of hypertensive disorders occurring during pregnancy, including preeclampsia and chronic hypertension with superimposed preeclampsia. These two disorders present with high blood pressure and proteinuria, and often lead to the hospitalization of pregnant women.
The objective is to evaluate the effectiveness of a physical therapy protocol used in pregnant women with preeclampsia on blood pressure, maternal-fetal outcomes and perinatal outcomes.
Participants in the study pregnant women with preeclampsia and hypertension with superimposed pre-eclampsia, hospitalized, with no significant complications that may impair the normal course of pregnancy. All pregnant women are monitored through laboratory and clinical data and the fetus monitored by tests that assessed their vitality, in addition, pregnant women in the intervention group performed the proposed physiotherapeutic the study protocol.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01630772
|Contact: Tawana V Bertagnolli, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Ricardo C Cavalli, email@example.com|
|The Hospital Clinics, University of Sao Paulo||Recruiting|
|Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 14049-900|