A Comparison of Two Instruments for Stabilization of the Cervix During Office Procedures (OB39)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified January 2013 by Carilion Clinic
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Isaiah Johnson, Carilion Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01769131
First received: January 14, 2013
Last updated: January 15, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
  Purpose

An Allis clamp causes less pain and bleeding than a single tooth tenaculum when used for mobilization of the cervix during common gynecologic office procedures.

The primary object is to determine the presence of a difference in pain perception between the two instruments.

The secondary objective is to evaluate the differences in the frequency of bleeding, that requires treatment, after removal of the instrument and the need to use an alternative instruments.


Condition
Comparing Two Clamps for Mobilization of the Cervix During Common Gynecologic Office Procedures

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Comparison of Two Instruments for Stabilization of the Cervix During Office Procedures

Further study details as provided by Carilion Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • A comparison of two instruments for stabilization of the cervix during office procedures [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Primary - to determine the presence of a difference in pain perception between the two instruments.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • A comparison of two instruments for stabilization of the cervix during office procedures [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Secondary - To evaluate the differences in the frequency of bleeding, that required treatment, after removal of the instruct and the need to use an alternative instrument.


Estimated Enrollment: 78
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Allis
Tenaculum

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 89 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Females between the ages of 18 and 89 years undergoing an IUD placement

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female
  • Between 18 and 89 years of age
  • Undergoing an IUD placement

Exclusion Criteria:

  • IUD placement within the last 6 months
  • Active cervical or pelvic infection
  • pregnant
  • Patient taking coagulation medications
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01769131

Locations
United States, Virginia
Carilion Clinic Recruiting
Roanoke, Virginia, United States, 24014
Contact: Misty Flinchum, BS    540-981-8169    mfflinchum@carilionclinic.org   
Contact: Isaiah Johnson, MD    540-981-8169    imjohnson@carilionclinic.org   
Principal Investigator: Isaiah Johnson, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Carilion Clinic
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Isaiah Johnson, Physician, Carilion Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01769131     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OB39
Study First Received: January 14, 2013
Last Updated: January 15, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Carilion Clinic:
cervix
Allis
Tenaculum
gynecology

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014