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Determination of Voiding Patterns of Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00186199
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2013 by Linda Dairiki Shortliffe, Stanford University.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Linda Dairiki Shortliffe, Stanford University

Brief Summary:
Determine if the pattern of voiding differs in children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) compared to those who do not have VUR.

Condition or disease
Vesicoureteral Reflux

Detailed Description:
We hope to determine the statistical difference between the flow rate and volume of urination in children with VUR compared to those without.

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 250 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 12 Months
Official Title: Determination of Voiding Patterns of Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux
Study Start Date : June 2005
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2015

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Uroflow rate [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Obtain pre and postoperative uroflow after VUR correction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. PVR [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Pre and postoperative measures

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children with history of vesicoureteral reflux, toilet trained, ambulatory, and able to void on command. Children scheduled to have procedural correction of vesicoureteral reflux

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children with or without vesicoureteral reflux (history of VUR)
  • Toilet trained and can void on command

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any voiding disorder, musculoskeletal neurologic disorders, other congenital or acquired genitourinary problems, growth disorders, recent UTI

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00186199

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United States, California
Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
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Principal Investigator: Linda Shortliffe, MD Department of Urology, Stanford University
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Linda Dairiki Shortliffe, Professor Urology, Stanford University Identifier: NCT00186199    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1790
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 19, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013
Keywords provided by Linda Dairiki Shortliffe, Stanford University:
voiding patterns
flow rate
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gastroesophageal Reflux
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases