Treatment for Sexual Dysfunction in Women With Spinal Cord Injury

Technology
Sexual health
Online since 13 March 2022, updated 757 days ago

About this trial

Women with spinal cord injury frequently experience sexual dysfunction such as disturbances during arousal and an increased time to orgasm. However, little evidence has been found on its therapeutic a...

Included participants

Gender
Female
Age
18 - 60 years
Injury level
T6 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-B
    AIS-C
    AIS-D
    Time since injury
    ≥ 12 months
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    T6-S5

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    The allocation will be randomly assign to the three groups: an intervention group 1 transcutaneous electrostimulation of tibial nerve (n = 18), an intervention group 2 genital vibration (n = "18) and a control group (n = 18). The treatment time will be 12 weeks. Treatment adherence, as well as treatment effectiveness, will be evaluated through the Female Sexual Function Index, the "Sexual Quality of Life-Female" questionnaire, quantitative sensory tests and the improvement reported by the patient in arousal and orgasm. Evaluations will be carried out before treatment, at the end of the treatment, and at 3 and 6 months after the end of treatment.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Sexual health

    Additional benefits

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Jun 2024
    • Organisation
    • University of Castilla-La Mancha
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Jun 2024
    • Organisation
    • University of Castilla-La Mancha

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more