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Ostomy Belt for Improved Quality of Life in Ostomy Patients

Waitlist Available
Led By Vanessa Hui, MD
Research Sponsored by University of Miami
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
18 - 70 years old
Current patients at University of Miami Hospital with stoma willing to trial an ostomy belt
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline to 4 weeks, baseline to 8 weeks post ostomy belt use
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether an ostomy belt can improve quality of life for patients with an ostomy.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for patients aged 18-70 with a stoma from the University of Miami Hospital who are willing to try an ostomy belt. Participants must be able to give informed consent. Those without a stoma or unwilling to wear the belt, or have conditions that may interfere with the study cannot join.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study aims to determine if wearing an ostomy belt can enhance life quality for people with colostomies and ileostomies. It involves using the belt as part of their daily management routine.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
While not explicitly mentioned, potential side effects might include discomfort, skin irritation, or mobility issues due to wearing the ostomy belt.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am between 18 and 70 years old.
I am a patient at University of Miami Hospital with a stoma and open to trying an ostomy belt.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline to 4 weeks, baseline to 8 weeks post ostomy belt use
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline to 4 weeks, baseline to 8 weeks post ostomy belt use for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in quality of life as measured by SQOLS

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Ostomy belt groupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants in this group will receive ostomy belts for eight weeks.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Ostomy belt

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of MiamiLead Sponsor
899 Previous Clinical Trials
409,642 Total Patients Enrolled
Vanessa Hui, MDPrincipal Investigator - University of Miami
Univ of Miami Hosp & Clinics-Sylvester Comp Cancer Center, University of Miami Hospital

Media Library

Ostomy Belt Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04715893 — N/A
Ileostomy Research Study Groups: Ostomy belt group
Ileostomy Clinical Trial 2023: Ostomy Belt Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04715893 — N/A
Ostomy Belt 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04715893 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What demographic is eligible to participate in this experiment?

"To qualify for this clinical trial, individuals must have a stoma colostomy and be aged between 18 to 70. This study will include 40 patients in total."

Answered by AI

Could elderly individuals aged 80+ partake in this clinical trial?

"In order to meet the criteria for inclusion in this clinical trial, applicants must be between 18 and 70 years old. There is one study that accepts patients below the age of majority while there are 14 studies available to those over 65."

Answered by AI

Are there still opportunities to enroll in this medical research endeavor?

"Clinicaltrials.gov states that this particular trial, initiated on February 22nd 2021 and last revised April 21st 2022, is not currently seeking participants. Nevertheless, there are 15 other trials actively enrolling patients at the moment."

Answered by AI
~10 spots leftby Apr 2025