Effect Of Magnetic Therapy In Bladder Dysfunction And Quality Of Life In Paraplegic Patients

Technology
Bladder health
Online since 14 February 2024, updated 18 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 40 male individuals with chronic thoracic spinal cord injury to test the effect of magnetic spinal cord stimulation (MSCS) on bladder function. If included, participants will u...

Included participants

Gender
Male
Age
20 - 35 years
Injury level
T6 - T12
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-A
    AIS-B
    Time since injury
    ≥ 1 year
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    T6-T12
    Additionally, participants must
    NOT have a history of autonomic dysreflexia
    NOT have previous exposure to and use of spinal cord stimulation
    NOT have a history of bladder Botox injection or bladder/sphincter surgeries

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    - Participants will undergo 16 weeks of either 1) MSCS once per week in combination with pelvic floor exercises or 2) only pelvic floor exercises without MSCS. - Testing of bladder function using a thin flexible tube, a cathether, into the bladder will be performed every 4 weeks during the 16 week period.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Bladder health

    Additional benefits

    General health

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

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 26 Feb 2024
    • Organisation
    • Cairo University
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 26 Feb 2024
    • Organisation
    • Cairo University

    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