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Trial record 6 of 696 for:    (elderly OR senior) AND incontinence AND (woman OR women OR female)

Pelvic Floor Symptoms and Quality of Life in Elderly Women - a Population-based Pilot Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02338726
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 14, 2015
Last Update Posted : October 21, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virpi Rantanen, Turku University Hospital

Brief Summary:
To assess pelvic floor symptoms and quality of life in elderly women.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Urinary Incontinence Quality of Life Other: Gynecological examination

Detailed Description:
The aim is to assess pelvic floor symptoms and quality of life in elderly women. The study is conducted as population-based in 100-130 women at the age of 64-66 years. All study objects are examined gynecologically and with vaginal ultrasound. Subjective symptoms are evaluated with validated questionnaires concerning pelvic floor symptoms, sexual symptoms and quality of life. This is a pilot study before a larger scale population-based study.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 143 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pelvic Floor Symptoms and Quality of Life in Elderly Women - a Population-based Pilot Study
Study Start Date : September 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2016

Intervention Details:
  • Other: Gynecological examination
    Comparison of questionnaires and gynecological examination


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Validity of questionnaires to find pelvic floor symptoms [ Time Frame: An average of 4 weeks, from returning the questionnaires to gynecological examination ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life in elderly women [ Time Frame: ◦Measures assessed at the time when questionnaires are filled in, one time point ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   64 Years to 66 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
100-130 women aged 64-66 years in one single municipality
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All women in one municipality aged 64-66 years who are willing to participate in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Persons under guardianship or who does not understand the used questionnaires.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02338726


Locations
Finland
Turku University Hospital
Turku, Finland, 20520
Sponsors and Collaborators
Turku University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Virpi Rantanen, MD Turku University Hospital

Responsible Party: Virpi Rantanen, MD, Turku University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02338726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: T268/2014
First Posted: January 14, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Virpi Rantanen, Turku University Hospital:
urinary incontinence
pelvic floor
quality of life
elderly women

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Enuresis
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders