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Clinical Evaluation of the Needleless® Sling

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
KYU-SUNG LEE, Samsung Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01054833
First received: January 20, 2010
Last updated: May 29, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

January 20, 2010
May 29, 2013
January 2010
February 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
The result of standing cough stress test at 12 months. [ Time Frame: 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01054833 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Sandvik Index Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 2, 6, 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Subjective symptom assessment by visual analogue scale [ Time Frame: 2, 6, 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Post-Operative Pain Assessment [ Time Frame: postop, 2 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Return to Usual Activities Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 2 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Standing Cough Stress Test [ Time Frame: 6, 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incontinence Quality of Life Questionnaires (I-QOL) [ Time Frame: 6, 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • BFLUTS-SF questionnaire [ Time Frame: 6, 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 12 months after the Needleless sling operation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Clinical Evaluation of the Needleless® Sling
A Clinical Evaluation of the Needleless® Sling for the Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence which is a major health issue in women affects 30-40% of older women.

Surgical treatments for SUI have undergone many modifications in the last century.

The Needleless Sling System is a one incision, minimally invasive, surgical procedure that has had great acceptance in Europe and has recently received FDA Clearance for use in the United States.

We will evaluate effectiveness and patient reported outcomes for Needleless® sling system (Neomedic International).

This is a prospective, multicenter, registry. Up to 150 women will be enrolled from up to 3 registry sites.

Patients will be evaluated at baseline, peri-operatively, and post-operatively up to 2 months, up to 6 months and at 12 months.

Effectiveness evaluations will include a standing stress test (objective cure), SANDVIK questions (subjective cure) & I-QOL (quality of life measure).

Other evaluations will include type of anesthesia, concurrent surgery, operative time, post-operative pain, length of hospital stay, returning to usual activities, change of lower urinary tract symptoms (BFLUTSSF, voiding diaries), goal achievement and patient satisfaction.

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Interventional
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Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Procedure: Needleless mid-urethral sling
The Needleless® sling is intended for use in women as a tension free, sub-urethral slings for the treatment of SUI resulting from urethral hypermobility and/or intrinsic sphincter deficiency. The Needleless sling is a macroporous, monofilament, knitted polypropylene featuring 'Pocket Positioning Anchors' which allow sling placement without needle introducers; thus eliminating a complicated aspect of the surgery (TVT/TOT) and reducing the potential for bladder injury or inguinal pain that can occur during transobturator needle passage. The Needleless sling was approved by KFDA, and now is available in worldwide including Korea.
Experimental: Needleless sling
Needleless® sling
Intervention: Procedure: Needleless mid-urethral sling
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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February 2013
February 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

A patient must satisfy the following criteria before entering the study:

  1. Patient has objective demonstrable signs of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), including patients with ISD. Objective testing includes: standing stress test, urodynamics evaluation, or pad test.
  2. Patient is age 18 or older.
  3. Patient had a hysterectomy, tubal ligation or is otherwise incapable of pregnancy, or had a negative pregnancy test prior to study entry and has decided to cease childbearing.
  4. Patient agrees to participate in the study, including completion of all study-related procedures and evaluations, and documents this agreement by signing the IRB/EC-approved informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A patient who meets any of the following criteria will be excluded from participating in the study:

    1. Patient has an associated or suspected neurological disease.
    2. Patient is on anti-coagulation therapy.
    3. Patient has received an investigational drug or device in the past 60 days.
    4. Patient has an active lesion or present injury to perineum or urethra.
    5. Patient has a urethral obstruction.
    6. Patient has a significant cystocele > ICS Stage 2.
    7. The subject has active infection upon urine dipstick analysis, defined as ≥ +1 leukocytes or ≥ +1 nitrates (Must reschedule appointment after UTI resolves.)
    8. Patients with combined POP surgery.
Female
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Korea, Republic of
 
NCT01054833
2009-11-019
No
KYU-SUNG LEE, Samsung Medical Center
Samsung Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Kyu-Sung Lee, Ph.D Samsung Medical Center
Samsung Medical Center
May 2013

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