Music Therapy during the IUI procedure for Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Rochester, MN
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
Music Therapy - Other
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Study Summary

The purpose of this research is to learn if playing music in the room during an intrauterine insemination procedure decreases anxiety and pain for patients at the time of the procedure.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 year

1 year
Pregnancy rate
Baseline, during IUI procedure (approximately 20 minutes), after IUI procedure (approximately 5 minutes)
Change in anxiety
Change in pain score

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard of Care
1 of 2
Music Therapy during the IUI procedure
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

62 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Music Therapy during the IUI procedure · No Placebo Group · N/A

Music Therapy during the IUI procedure
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Music Therapy · Intervention Types: Other
Standard of CareNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Standard of Care · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 year

Trial Background

Alessandra (Ali) J. Ainsworth, Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator
Mayo Clinic
Closest Location: Mayo Clinic in Rochester · Rochester, MN
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2021First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
502 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Female Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are scheduled to have an IUI procedure by a nurse in the REI Department.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.