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Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Elderly

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: NCT00765622
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 3, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 3, 2008
Information provided by:
Catholic University of Brasília

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the importance of functional assessment of the pelvic floor (AFA) in older women, as prognostic factor for Urinary Incontinence (UI).

Condition or disease
Urinary Incontinence

Detailed Description:
Incontinence elderly assessment

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 153 participants
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Assessment of Pelvic Floor Function in Women With Urinary Incontinence
Study Start Date : April 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2007

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G2 = control group (no incontinence)
G1 = urinary incontinence

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. All patients were submitted for review physiotherapeutic through palpation bidigital and quantification of contraction pelvic, was performed using a my feedback of pressure [ Time Frame: Only one measure at the begging of the study ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   58 Years to 87 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
elderly women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elderly women
  • Urinary incontinence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cesarean surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00765622

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Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil, 71966-700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Catholic University of Brasília
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Principal Investigator: Claudia EC Souza, Ms Catholic University of brasilia

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Responsible Party: Ricardo Jacó de Oliveira, Catholic University of Brasilia Identifier: NCT00765622    
Other Study ID Numbers: ucb123cestari
First Posted: October 3, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 3, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008
Keywords provided by Catholic University of Brasília:
Urinary incontinence
pelvic floor
functional evaluation
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Urinary Incontinence
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders