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Does Patient Activity Level Affect 24-Hour Pad Test Results in Stress-Incontinent Women

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Emmanuel Karantanis, St George Hospital, Australia Identifier:
First received: December 11, 2012
Last updated: December 12, 2012
Last verified: December 2012

We hypothesised that in women with stress urinary incontinence, the severity of leakage on a 24 hour pad test was affected by activity.

Condition Intervention
24-hour Pad Test Weight Gain With and Without Activity
Behavioral: minimal activity

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Does Patient Activity Level Affect 24-Hour Pad Test Results in Stress-Incontinent Women?

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Further study details as provided by St George Hospital, Australia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 24-hour pad test weight gain (mls) [ Time Frame: 24 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
24-hour pad test
decreased activity
Behavioral: minimal activity
Pad test with minimal activity

Detailed Description:

We asked women to perform two separate pad tests, one with normal activity, and another with decreased activity.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stress urinary incontinence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • language other than english
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Responsible Party: Emmanuel Karantanis, Doctor, St George Hospital, Australia Identifier: NCT01749527     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Activity Study
Study First Received: December 11, 2012
Last Updated: December 12, 2012
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration

Keywords provided by St George Hospital, Australia:
24-hour pad test
Stress urinary incontinence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Gain
Body Weight
Body Weight Changes
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