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Chronic Constipation in Children Among School Children is Assuit University Children Hospital

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04110158
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 1, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 1, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Fatma Ahmed Mohamed Hussien, Assiut University

Brief Summary:
Aim of the work to show rate of constipation among school age children in Assuit University Children Hospital

Condition or disease
Chronic Constipation in Children

Detailed Description:

Childhood constipation is a frequently overlooked global health problem, which is developing in a public health issue in many parts of the world.(1) Constipation is one of the commonest digestive complaints in children(2) Constipation has long been considered a symptom, rather than a disease(3)

It is often perceived as infrequent motions or passage of hard stools. Some defined constipation as less than 3 bowel motions per week)4(

or as difficulty in passing stools (5) Approximately 0.5% of school children have defecation frequency less than 3 per week and 0.3% have fecal incontinence(6) Furthermore, 20% of children also have at least 1 clinical feature of constipation.7 Therefore, it is important to use diagnostic criteria based on multiple symptoms to define constipation

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Study on Chronic Constipation Etiology and Risk Factors Among School Age Children in Assuit University Children Hospital
Estimated Study Start Date : October 15, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2020

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. A.study on chronic Constipation Etiology and risk factors among school age children in Assuit University Children Hospital [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Constipation, risk factors ,management and outcomes



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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children between 4:18 years old complain of constipation for a period long than 2 months
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:school age children 4:18 years old -

Exclusion Criteria: neonates and younger than 4years children

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04110158


Contacts
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Contact: Fatma Hussein +01069677753 Fatma.lafy10@gmail.com
Contact: Shyreen Ahmed +01003162310 Shyreen.ahmed@med.au.edu.eg

Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University
Investigators
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Study Director: Mostafa Tawfeek Mustafa.tawfeek1@med.au.edu.eg
Publications:
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Responsible Party: Fatma Ahmed Mohamed Hussien, FAmhussien, Assiut University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04110158    
Other Study ID Numbers: Chronic constipation
First Posted: October 1, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 1, 2019
Last Verified: September 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Constipation
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive