A Controlled Trial of Effectiveness of a Backward Walking Program in Patients Recovering From Abdominal Aorta Surgery

This study has been completed.
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Medical University of Silesia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00819936
First received: January 8, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted

January 8, 2009
January 8, 2009
January 2005
December 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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A Controlled Trial of Effectiveness of a Backward Walking Program in Patients Recovering From Abdominal Aorta Surgery
A Controlled Trial of Effectiveness of a Backward Walking Program in Patients Recovering From an Abdominal Aorta Surgery

Summary Question: Does backward walking offer additional therapeutic value in patients after aortic aneurysm surgery? Participants: The study of backward walking as an addictive physiotherapy procedure was conducted in the group of 65 patients who underwent abdominal aorta surgery. The patients were randomly divided into three subgroups and three various models of physiotherapy were applied. Control group has only routine physiotherapy since therapeutic group I and II have also walking exercises forward in group I and backward in group II respectively.

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Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Abdominal Surgery
  • Procedure: forward walking
    comparison forward walking vs backward walking in the physiotherapy after after abdominal surgery
  • Procedure: backward walking
    physiotherapy with use a backward walking type of physiotherapy
  • Experimental: 2
    Backward walking,
    Intervention: Procedure: backward walking
  • Active Comparator: 1
    Forward walking
    Intervention: Procedure: forward walking
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Completed
47
December 2006
December 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Age 65-75 years
  • Male sex
  • Stable cardiologic status
  • Absence of neurological disorders
  • Non-symptomatic aneurysm - non-ruptured
  • No pain complaints
  • No motion system impairments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with neurological disorders
  • Unstable coronary heart disease symptomatic aortic aneurysm - dissecans aneurysm
  • Having difficulty in locomotion
  • Having contradiction for starting physical training during the first or second day after surgery
  • Patients with psychiatric disease
  • Lack of patient's compliance with physiotherapist; AND
  • Other medical contraindications
Male
65 Years to 75 Years
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00819936
B.W 2008/A
No
Medcial Univeristy of Silesia, Department of Rehabilitation
Medical University of Silesia
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Medical University of Silesia
January 2009

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