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A Prospective Observational Study of the Clinical Performance of Femplant in Pakistan

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01463254
First Posted: November 1, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2013
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Collaborator:
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
FHI 360
October 13, 2011
November 1, 2011
July 15, 2013
October 2011
February 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • pregnancy [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    measure number of pregnancies while using implant
  • Immediate and Delayed Complications [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Measure Immediate and delayed complications associated with insertion or removal of implant
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    to record any adverse events associated with the implant
  • Measure number of participants who discontinue from the study [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Measure number of participants who discontinue from the study and the reasons for discontinuation
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A Prospective Observational Study of the Clinical Performance of Femplant in Pakistan
A Prospective Observational Study of the Clinical Performance of Femplant in Pakistan
This will be a non-comparative prospective observational study of women using Femplant as a primary method of contraception in Pakistan.

This will be a non-comparative prospective observational study of women using Femplant as a primary method of contraception in Pakistan. It will be conducted in close collaboration with the Pakistan MoH and Marie Stopes Society, Pakistan in several MoH-affiliated and Marie Stopes Society clinics that have experience with implants and sufficient expected flow of implant users per month. We will enroll a total of 600 women divided into two cohorts in this one-year prospective study:

  • a prospective cohort consisting of 300 women who will be followed-up 3 and 12 months after enrolment; and
  • a surveillance cohort of 300 women who will report back to the clinic during 12 months after enrolment only if they have complications, medical problems, pregnancy, or want to remove the implant

The main study outcomes are pregnancy, immediate and delayed complications associated with insertion or removal, adverse events, early discontinuation and reasons for discontinuation, and level of women's satisfaction with Femplant services.

Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample
women using Femplant as a primary method of contraception in Pakistan
Contraception
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  • Surveillance
    - a surveillance cohort of 300 women who will report back to the clinic during 12 months after enrolment only if they have complications, medical problems, pregnancy, or want to remove the implant
  • Prospective
    a prospective cohort consisting of 300 women who will be followed-up 3 and 12 months after enrollment
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Completed
724
February 2013
February 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • To be eligible for inclusion, a woman must:

    • be aged 18-44 years, inclusive
    • be willing to sign an informed consent document
    • agree to return for follow-up visits
    • have decided to receive Femplant as a method of contraception and met the clinic criteria for eligibility of this method of contraception
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years to 44 Years   (Adult)
Yes
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Pakistan
 
 
NCT01463254
10231
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FHI 360
FHI 360
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Study Director: Paul Feldblum, PhD FHI 360
Principal Investigator: Syed Khurram Azmat, MD Marie Stopes Society, Pakistan
Study Chair: Adrienne Testa Marie Stopes Internatioanl
FHI 360
July 2013