This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition colonoscopy technique
Sponsor University of British Columbia
Start date September 2011
End date May 2012
Trial size 200 participants
Trial identifier NCT01433939, H11-01597


The investigators wish to study the effects of position changes during colonoscope insertion on patient comfort. The investigators hypothesize that early position changes would reduce colonoscope loop formation and patient discomfort.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective

Primary Outcomes

Intensity and frequency of abdominal pain
time frame: 30min

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 19 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - age 19 years or older - outpatient colonoscopy Exclusion Criteria: - inpatient - unable to provide informed consent - previous bowel resection, inflammatory bowel disease - musculoskeletal disorder or other mobility issues limiting effective patient position changes. - inadequate bowel preparation

Additional Information

Official title Position Changes During Colonoscope Insertion Increases Patient Comfort: a Prospective Trial
Principal investigator Jennifer Telford, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in March 2014.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of British Columbia.