Risk Factors for Anal Sphincter Damage During Vaginal Delivery (AnaSphRF)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01310426
First received: March 1, 2011
Last updated: July 26, 2015
Last verified: July 2015

March 1, 2011
July 26, 2015
March 2011
March 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Anal sphincter damage [ Time Frame: up to one year after vaginal birth ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Anal Sphincter Damage wil be assessed by usin 3D transperineal US in women after vaginal delivery
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Risk Factors for Anal Sphincter Damage During Vaginal Delivery
Risk Factors for Anal Sphincter Damage During Vaginal Delivery
Vaginal delivery may cause various levels of damage to the anal sphincter. According to the literature, one third - two third of women diagnosed with 3rd degree rupture during vaginal delivery suffer from fecal incontinence. This has an adverse effect on the quality of life. Different risk factors such as: first births, instrumental delivery, high birth weight, prolonged second stage, epidural anesthesia etc. were assessed and found to be associated with anal sphincter disruption. The purpose of this study is to assess risk factors for anal sphincter disruption by new methods such as three-Dimensional transperineal ultrasound (3D transperineal US).
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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Non-Probability Sample
The study population are women between ages 17 and 40 after their first delivery at the Hadassa Mount Scopus hospital in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Anal Sphincter Injury
  • Fecal Incontinence
Other: 3D transperineal Ultrasound
3D transperineal Ultrasound after vaginal delivery
anal sphincter damage
After assessing women after vaginal delivery, a comparison will be made between those with anal sphincter damage and those women without.
Intervention: Other: 3D transperineal Ultrasound
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Completed
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March 2014
March 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • First Delivery
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Birthweight > 3000
  • Singleton pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anal sphincter disruption before birth
Female
17 Years to 42 Years   (Child, Adult)
Yes
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Israel
 
NCT01310426
AnaSphRF-HMO-CTIL
No
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Hadassah Medical Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
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Principal Investigator: Drorith Hochner, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
July 2015

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