Radiofrequency Non-ablative in the Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

  • End date
    Dec 20, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Centro de Atenção ao Assoalho Pélvico
Updated on 24 March 2022


The study is conducted in women at the menopause with a clinical diagnosis of Genitourinary Syndrome, which presents symptoms in of vulvovaginal atrophy and tract urinary and were treated with radiofrequency non ablative technique for capacitive transfer in intra-vaginal. All participants were evaluated by a physical therapist and did the exam of PH vaginal, cell maturation index and questionnaires. The participants made five sessions of Radio Frequency (RF) with an interval of seven days between them. The application of RF was performed by physical therapist trained in the technique of radio frequency through the Capenergie brand device with capacitive transfer method using non-ablative handle with active electrode intra-vaginal and coupling electrode placed on the participant's back. For application, the participants were in gynecological position. The session had an average duration above 20 minutes. The temperature was measured by an infrared thermometer when it reached 41graus radiofrequency was maintained for 2 minutes in the anterior wall and 2 minutes more in the posterior wall of vagina.

Condition Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Treatment Radiofrequency non ablative
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03506594
SponsorCentro de Atenção ao Assoalho Pélvico
Last Modified on24 March 2022


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will be women in menopause until 65 years of age with clinical complaints of Genitourinary Syndrome and who agree to voluntarily participate in the research

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will be excluded from the study participants with limited understanding, with neurological degenerative chronic diseases, sensory deficit in the genital region, users of pacemaker and intrauterine device of cooper and women under hormone therapy under six months
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