The Utility of Virtual Reality in the Management of Pediatric Functional Constipation With Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT04172948

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

1. To determine if the adjunctive use of a Virtual Reality (VR) module on diaphragmatic breathing (DB) can improve the quality of life (QOL) and symptoms of children with functional constipation (FC) with pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) who are receiving standard of care treatment. 2. To assess if a VR module on DB can decrease healthcare utilization for children with FC with PFD.

Official Title

The Utility of Virtual Reality in the Management of Pediatric Functional Constipation With Pelvic Floor Dysfunction.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 7 Years to 21 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - Ages 7 to 21 years old - Meets Rome IV criteria for functional constipation and pelvic floor dysfunction - Developmentally appropriate to understand verbal instructions
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - Co-existing medical conditions that include inflammatory bowel disease, Hirschsprung's Disease, cystic fibrosis, tethered cord, anal stenosis, sacral agenesis, spinal cord anomalies, untreated thyroid disease, untreated celiac disease, neurogenic bowel, cerebral palsy, major bowel surgery. - Non-English speaking

Investigator(s)

Ann Ming Yeh

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Contact

Alice Huang, MD
650-498-4225