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Ostomy Belt Use Associated Quality of Life

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04715893
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : January 20, 2021
Last Update Posted : April 28, 2022
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Vanessa Hui, University of Miami

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to elucidate whether the use of an ostomy belt can improve the quality of life in patients with an ostomy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Stoma Ileostomy Stoma Colostomy Device: Ostomy belt Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Ostomy Belt Use Associated Quality of Life
Actual Study Start Date : February 22, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 1, 2024
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 1, 2024

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Ostomy

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Ostomy belt group
Participants in this group will receive ostomy belts for eight weeks.
Device: Ostomy belt
Stealth ostomy belt continuous for eight weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in quality of life as measured by SQOLS [ Time Frame: Baseline to 4 weeks, baseline to 8 weeks post ostomy belt use ]
    Quality of life will be assessed using the Stoma Quality of Life Scale questionnaire (SQOLS) with a range in score from 0 to 100 in overall satisfaction in life with a higher score indicating higher satisfaction.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Current patients at University of Miami Hospital with stoma willing to trial an ostomy belt
  • 18 - 70 years old
  • Willing and able to sign informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients without stoma or unwilling to wear ostomy belt.
  • Have any condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would compromise the well-being of the patient or the study or prevent the patient from meeting or performing study requirements.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04715893

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United States, Florida
University of Miami
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Miami
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Principal Investigator: Vanessa Hui, MD University of Miami
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Responsible Party: Vanessa Hui, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of Miami
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04715893    
Other Study ID Numbers: 20201333
First Posted: January 20, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 28, 2022
Last Verified: April 2022
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: Yes
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No