Comparing Cap-assisted Water Exchange and Water Exchange in Colonoscopy

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Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital

Status

Completed

Conditions

Cap-assisted Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy
Intubation Time

Treatments

Device: cap-assisted water exchange
Procedure: water exchange

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02759081
Hsieh-2016-01

Details and patient eligibility

About

This prospective, randomize, controlled trial will compared cap-assisted water exchange with water exchange in patients undergoing sedated colonoscopy. Investigators test the hypothesis that that cap-assisted water exchange is more efficient and causes a shorter insertion time.

Enrollment

120 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 80 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

Patients undergoing fully sedated colonoscopy performed by the investigators

Exclusion criteria

  • obstructive lesions of the colon
  • massive ascites
  • history of partial colectomy
  • provide written informed consent

Trial design

Primary purpose

Diagnostic

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

120 participants in 2 patient groups

water exchange
Active Comparator group
Description:
The air was turned off at the beginning of colonoscopy. Water was infused and suctioned at the same time during insertion. The air was turned on when the colonoscope reached the cecum.
Treatment:
Procedure: water exchange
cap-assisted water exchange
Experimental group
Description:
Cap was mounted to the tip of the colonoscope when water exchange was performed.
Treatment:
Procedure: water exchange
Device: cap-assisted water exchange

Trial contacts and locations

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