Physiotherapy Treatment for Gynecological Cancer Survivors With Urinary Incontinence

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Oct 16, 2024
  • participants needed
    44
  • sponsor
    Université de Sherbrooke
Updated on 26 March 2022
cancer
urinary incontinence
mixed incontinence

Summary

The aims of this pilot study are to examine the feasibility and to explore the effects of a physiotherapy treatment compared to standard usual care in gynecological cancer survivors with urinary incontinence in preparation of a large randomized controlled study.

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Epidemiological studies demonstrated a growing number of gynecological cancer survivors, and this population is at great risk of developing pelvic floor dysfunction after cancer and its treatment. Representing the most prevalent pelvic floor dysfunction, urinary incontinence affects up to 70% of gynecological cancer survivors. International practice guidelines, in line with available meta-analysis, recommend physiotherapy as a first-line treatment to reduce urinary incontinence. However, there is limited evidence on its effectiveness in gynecological cancer survivors. Considering the current knowledge and the negative impacts of urinary incontinence, there is an urgent need to examine whether this population can benefit from this intervention in a pilot study, to conduct eventually a larger randomized controlled trial. The objectives of the present study are to examine the feasibility and to explore the effects of a physiotherapy treatment compared to standard usual care in gynecological cancer survivors with urinary incontinence. A total of 44 participants will be randomized to receive either physiotherapy or standard usual care (wait-list for physiotherapy). Baseline and post-treatment evaluations will be realized by a physiotherapist.

Details
Condition Gynecologic Cancer, Urinary Incontinence
Treatment Physiotherapy
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03957434
SponsorUniversité de Sherbrooke
Last Modified on26 March 2022

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Inclusion Criteria

History of gynecological cancer (endometrial, cervical, vaginal or other parts of the uterus)
Scheduled oncological treatments completed
Stress or mixed urinary incontinence with a frequency of at least three urinary leakage per

Exclusion Criteria

Pelvic floor rehabilitation in the last year
Other conditions interfering with assessment
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