pelvic floor muscle therapy (PFMT) for Cystic Fibrosis

Magee Women's Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
Cystic Fibrosis+1 More ConditionsPelvic floor physical therapy - Behavioral
18 - 99

Study Summary

This trialwill evaluate the feasibility & tolerability of 3 non-surgical UI management options for women with cystic fibrosis & measure if they work.

Eligible Conditions
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Urinary Incontinence

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 7 days

7 days
Adherence Logs
Benefits, Satisfaction, and Willingness to Continue
King's Health Questionnaire
Patient treatment preference

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

pelvic floor muscle therapy (PFMT)
1 of 3
Reusable Underwear
1 of 3
disposable urethral support device
1 of 3

Active Control

30 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: pelvic floor muscle therapy (PFMT) · No Placebo Group · N/A

pelvic floor muscle therapy (PFMT)
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Pelvic floor physical therapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Reusable Underwear
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Reusable Underwear · Intervention Types: Device
disposable urethral support device
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Disposable urethral support · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 7 days

Who is running the clinical trial?

Megan BradleyLead Sponsor
1 Previous Clinical Trials
70 Total Patients Enrolled
Cystic Fibrosis FoundationOTHER
179 Previous Clinical Trials
36,054 Total Patients Enrolled
174 Trials studying Cystic Fibrosis
33,217 Patients Enrolled for Cystic Fibrosis
Megan Bradley, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Pittsbugh School of Medicine

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 99 · Female Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are potential participants still able to join this research endeavor?

"Per, this experiment is currently in need of volunteers; it was initially posted on September 1st 2021 and had its most recent update on October 7th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the maximum capacity of participants in this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. As per the information on, this medical study is actively seeking out enrollees. The trial was first advertised on September 1st 2021 and has since been updated as of October 7th 2022. This research requires 30 individuals to participate from a single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is there an age limit on the participants eligible for this experiment?

"Qualified applicants for this clinical trial must be aged between 18 and 99. There are 103 studies specifically dedicated to those under the age of majority, while 504 have been earmarked for seniors over 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What type of individual would be most advantageous to recruit for this investigation?

"In order to be eligible for this experiment, individuals must suffer from urinary incontinence and fall into the age range of 18-99 years of age. Roughly 30 people will be selected as participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.