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Evaluation of Transperineal US in Stress Incontinence

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 12, 2018
Last Update Posted : August 6, 2019
Kasr El Aini Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahmoud Alalfy, Aljazeera Hospital

Brief Summary:

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has an observed prevalence of between 4%and 35%.Identified risk factors are aging, obesity and repeated pregnancies and deliveries.

Urodynamic remains the gold standard for diagnosis in the past years. Trans labial ultrasound appears to have a good role in diagnosing stress incontinence

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Stress Incontinence, Female Diagnostic Test: Transperineal Ultrasound -

Detailed Description:

A comparative observational cross sectional study will be conducted .

The symptom, or "subjective indicator of disease," of SUI is described as "the complaint of involuntary leakage on effort or exertion, or on sneezing or coughing." 1 Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has an observed prevalence of between 4% and 35%.

It's a social problem that causes hygienic problem that s distressing for females.

Urodynamic study is the gold standard for diagnosis of most types of urinary incontinence with some limitations as it's not done routinely in all cases of urinary incontinence according to the NICE guidelines 2 Translabial ultrasound is a simple, noninvasive, available, and reproducible method for qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the lower urinary tract in females.

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Target Follow-Up Duration: 5 Months
Official Title: Evaluation of Role of Transperineal US in Differentiating Degrees of Genuine Stress Incontinence in Females Diagnosed by Urodynamics
Actual Study Start Date : January 16, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 8, 2019

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Intervention Details:
  • Diagnostic Test: Transperineal Ultrasound -
    Every women with stress incontinence witll be subjected to urodynamics to confirm genuine stress incontinence then will be subjected Transperineal US
    Other Name: Urodynamics

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The number of participants who will be properly diagnosed to have genuine stress incontinence To determine the role of transperineal ultrasound in diagnosing stress incontinence [ Time Frame: within a week ]
    the outcome describes how much the transperineal us have a power to diagnose stress incontinence in comparison to urodynamic study

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Gender Eligibility Description:   females who are complaining from stress incontinence
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
females who are complaining from stress incontinence that did urodynamics study and proved to have a genuine stress incontinence and referred to do transperineal ultrasound

Inclusion Criteria:

females between 20-75 years old

  • -Women diagnosed to have genuine stress urinary incontinence diagnosed by history taking, voiding diary and confirmed by urodynamic.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • -Known to be Diabetic
  • Urge incontinence or mixed type
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Neurological problems
  • open suprapubic wound
  • Previous surgery for POP(pelvic organ prolapse) or incontinence
  • suspicion of pelvic malignancy

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03397368

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Contact: Mahmoud Alalfy, M.s.c +201002611058
Contact: Ahmed Ellithy, M.D +201120205000

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Kasralainy Hospital Recruiting
Cairo, Egypt
Contact: Ahmed el lithy, M.D    01120205000   
Algazeerah Recruiting
Giza, Egypt
Contact: Mahmoud Alalfy, master    +201002611058   
Contact: Ahmed Elgazzar, M.D    +201014005959      
Principal Investigator: Mahmoud Alalfy, master         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aljazeera Hospital
Kasr El Aini Hospital
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Study Chair: Mahmoud Alalfy, M.s.c Algazeerah hospital -Location (Giza -Egypt ) and National Research centre egypt

Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Mahmoud Alalfy, Assistant Researcher , National Research centre and Specialist of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Aljazeerah hospital, Aljazeera Hospital Identifier: NCT03397368     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: stress incontinence
First Posted: January 12, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 6, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Urinary Incontinence, Stress
Urinary Incontinence
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms