A Study of Anxiety and Depression Influence Voiding Outcomes after Pelvic Surgery


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 10-002334
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 10-002334

About this study

The purpose of this study is to identify pre-operative emotional factors that may affect surgical outcomes and how a multidisciplinary approach may improve success after urologic surgery for voiding dysfunction. 

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:       

  • Any patient who is having a pelvic surgery for voiding dysfunction may be included in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:      

  • Patients with
    • Dementia 
    • Substance abuse 
    • Active suicidal ideations
  • No vulnerable populations will be targeted as all surgeries are elective surgeries and patients must be healthy to be candidates for the procedures.    

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Christopher Wolter, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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