Effects of Spinal Cord Injury on Female Sexual Response
The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2006 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
Recruitment status was Recruiting
Information provided by:
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
First received: September 1, 2005
Last updated: October 13, 2006
Last verified: October 2006
The long term aims of this project are to 1) Understand the effect of varying degrees and levels of SCI and dysfunction(SCI/D)on females sexual response: 2) Identify the specific neuronal pathways involved in female sexual responses; and 3) Develop and evaluate new assessment and treatment methods for neurogenic sexual dysfunction in women.
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Spinal Cord Injury
Procedure: Sympathetic manipulation on sexual arousal in women
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
||Effects of SCI on Female Sexual Response
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Our central hypothesis are:
- 1) In females the SNS regulates psychogenic genital vasocongestion 2) In females the orgasmic reflex requires the presence of an intact sacral spinal cord, 3) In females a pattern generator is responsible for the orgasmic reflex.
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|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 55 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- MS or SCI
- Normal menstrual periods
- Normal hand function
- Have ability to feel sensation from lower abdomen to upper thigh region.
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|The University of Alabama at Birmingham
|Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233 |
|Contact: Paula Spath 205-934-2088 firstname.lastname@example.org |
|Principal Investigator: Marca Sipski, MD |
||Marca Sipski, MD
||The University of Alabama at Birmingham
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History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||September 1, 2005
||October 13, 2006
||United States: Federal Government
Keywords provided by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD):
sexual dysfunction in females
spinal cord injury
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014
Spinal Cord Injuries
Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Nervous System Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries