Prehabilitation for Pelvic Cancer: Changes in Setup Variability
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03242538|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 8, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pelvic Cancer||Behavioral: Pelvic Exercise||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||9 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Prehabilitation for Port Films: Phase 1. Evaluating Orthopedic Measurements of Pelvic Tilt During Radiation Treatments for Pelvic Cancer|
|Actual Study Start Date :||June 23, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 21, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 17, 2019|
Experimental: Pelvic Exercise Intervention
Patients will perform two pelvic exercises prior to each external beam radiation treatment.
Behavioral: Pelvic Exercise
Hip extension and external hip rotation exercises are completed prior to daily external beam radiation treatment.
- Sacral Slope Variation [ Time Frame: Daily, through duration of radiation treatment, averaging 6-10 weeks ]Reduced variation in sacral slope angle measured on daily port films.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03242538
|United States, Massachusetts|
|University of Massachusetts Medical School|
|Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 01655|
|Principal Investigator:||Jennifer Baima, MD||UMass Medical - Department of Orthopedics|
|Principal Investigator:||Janaki Moni, MD||UMass Medical - Department of Radiation Oncology|