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Relationship Among Vaginal Palpation, Vaginal Squeeze Pressure and Dynamometry of Nulliparous Pelvic Floor Muscles

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02831452
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 13, 2016
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to determine if there is a correlation between digital palpation, perineometry and dynamometry as PFM function evaluation methods in nulliparous without pelvic floor dysfunction.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Correlation of Pelvic Floor Muscle Evaluation Methods Other: pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 141 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Day
Official Title: Relationship Among Vaginal Palpation, Vaginal Squeeze Pressure and Dynamometry of Nulliparous Pelvic Floor Muscles
Study Start Date : December 2014
Primary Completion Date : May 2015
Study Completion Date : July 2015
Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
non-pregnant nulliparous
nulliparous without previous gestation. Pelvic floor muscle evaluation by means of vaginal palpation, vaginal squeeze pressure (perineometer), and pelvic floor muscle strength using a proper vaginal dynamometer.
Other: pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation
primigravid on 1º trimester

nulliparous women on her first pregnancy and gestational age until 13 weeks and 6 days.

Pelvic floor muscle evaluation by means of vaginal palpation, vaginal squeeze pressure (perineometer), and pelvic floor muscle strength using a proper vaginal dynamometer.

Other: pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation
primigravid on 2º trimester

nulliparous women on her first pregnancy and gestational age between 14 weeks and 27 weeks.

Pelvic floor muscle evaluation by means of vaginal palpation, vaginal squeeze pressure (perineometer), and pelvic floor muscle strength using a proper vaginal dynamometer.

Other: pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation
primigravid on 3º trimester
nulliparous women on her first pregnancy and gestational age above 28 weeks. Pelvic floor muscle evaluation by means of vaginal palpation, vaginal squeeze pressure (perineometer), and pelvic floor muscle strength using a proper vaginal dynamometer.
Other: pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. correlation between pelvic floor muscle strength evaluation methods [ Time Frame: seven months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 35 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy women without previous labor and delivery - non-pregnant or in their first pregnancy
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • never have passed for childbirth situation
  • ability to contract correctly the PFM
  • without urogynecological complaints

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of previous pelvic surgery
  • without previous sexual intercourse
  • present neuromuscular diseases
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02831452


Locations
Brazil
Federal University of Uberlândia
Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of São Paulo
More Information

Responsible Party: Ana Paula Magalhães Resende, PhD, Federal University of Uberlandia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02831452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1061162/2014 CEP/UFU
First Posted: July 13, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 13, 2016
Last Verified: July 2016

Keywords provided by Ana Paula Magalhães Resende, Federal University of Uberlandia:
pelvic floor muscles
evaluation
dynamometer
perineometer