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Access to Healthcare, Patient Comprehension and Future Plans of Women Undergoing Surgery for a Vesicovaginal Fistula in Niamey, Niger

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00911014
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 1, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Ascher-Walsh, Charles, M.D.

Brief Summary:
Evaluate access to healthcare, comprehension of pre-operative counseling and post-operative goals of women treated for vesicovaginal fistula in Niger through use of a questionnaire.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Vesicovaginal Fistula Delivery of Healthcare Other: Questionnaire

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 58 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Access to Healthcare, Patient Comprehension and Future Plans of Women Undergoing Surgery for a Vesicovaginal Fistula in Niamey, Niger
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fistulas
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Vesicovaginal fistula repair
Women undergoing repair of vesicovaginal fistula
Other: Questionnaire
From September 2005 to January 2006, 58 women who underwent surgery for vesicovaginal fistula at the National Hospital Fistula Center in Niamey, Niger were interviewed post-operatively using a questionnaire developed to investigate demographic, social, economic, and cultural factors that may affect formation of fistula. Also included in this questionnaire was evaluation of access to health care as well as patient understanding of counseling regarding their surgery and post-operative instructions, in particular information about future fertility and fistula development.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Access to healthcare [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comprehension of pre-operative counselling [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  2. Post-operative goals of women undergoing repair of vesicovaginal fistula [ Time Frame: 1 yr ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women who underwent surgery for repair of vesciovaginal fistula in Niamey, Niger
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women who underwent surgery for repair or vesicovaginal fistula

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
United States, New York
Mount SInai School of Medicine
New York, New York, United States, 10029
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ascher-Walsh, Charles, M.D.
Investigators
Study Director: Charles Ascher-Walsh, MD, MS Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Dept Obstetrics and Gynecology

Publications:
Responsible Party: Charles Ascher-Walsh, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00911014     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HSD08-00564
First Posted: June 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 1, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fistula
Vesicovaginal Fistula
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Vaginal Fistula
Vaginal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Urinary Bladder Fistula
Urinary Fistula
Urogenital Abnormalities
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases