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Pelvic Floor Muscle Training(PFMT) on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Men With Stroke

2014-08-27 03:16:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in men after stroke.

120 men with LUTS or increased LUTS after stroke is included and randomized into a treatment group or a control group. The subjects in the treatment group follows a 12 week standard PFMT program, while the control group is not given specific treatment of their LUTS but like the treatment group follows the standard rehabilitation program for stroke patient. Outcome are measured by

- 5 questionnaires

- Voiding diary

- 24-hour pad test

- pelvic floor muscle assessment test

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Male

Intervention

Pelvic Floor Muscle training

Location

Dept. of physiotherapy and occupational therapy, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Glostrup
Denmark
DK-2600

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:54-0400

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Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).

Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.

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The part of the pelvis, inferior to the pelvic brim, that comprises both the pelvic cavity and the part of the PERINEUM lying inferior to the PELVIC DIAPHRAGM.

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