Colonoscope Passive Bending Function
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||colitis, adenoma, carcinoma, functional colonic disease|
|Treatments||passive bending function, no passive bending function|
|Sponsor||Norwegian Department of Health and Social Affairs|
|Start date||August 2003|
|End date||December 2007|
|Trial size||120 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00518349, ST161006|
A prototype colonoscope with an extra passively bending distal section has been developed by Olympus Japan (ref. publications). The present study (2006-2007) is testing refinements of this function.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||single blind (subject)|
Pain reduction during colonoscopy
time frame: Present phase evaluation in 2007
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Patients referred for routine outpatients colonoscopy Exclusion Criteria: - Pregnant women - Age below 18 years
|Official title||Evaluation of a Novel Colonoscope Designed for Easier Passage Through Flexures: A Randomised Study|
|Principal investigator||Geir Hoff, MD, PhD|
|Description||Results from the first prototype evaluation has been published.Modifications are presently evaluated.|
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