Effect of Cannabis (Marijuana) on Stomach Emptying Before Surgery

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The Guthrie Clinic

Status

Withdrawn

Conditions

Gastric Emptying
Cannabis

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT05436236
2204-15

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this research is to study the effect of cannabis (marijuana) on gastric (stomach) emptying before surgery. The study will include people who use cannabis (study group) and people who do not use cannabis (control group).

Full description

About 108 people will take part in this study (54 in the study group and 54 in the control group). Subjects will have an ultrasound of the abdomen before their scheduled surgery. The ultrasound will determine how much fluid remains in the abdomen. Researchers will also review subjects' medical records and will include: age, body mass index, history of cannabis use including how often and how consumed, reason for surgery, and length of time without eating before surgery.

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Subjects 18 years and older
  • Planned surgery at one of two hospitals within the healthcare system
  • Willing to state if they use or do not use cannabis
  • Able to read and consent on their own behalf

Exclusion criteria

  • Cognitively impaired
  • Unable to read
  • Children under the age of 18
  • Pregnant women - Pregnancy status will be obtained from the routine pregnancy test performed prior to surgery
  • History of gastroparesis
  • Gastric surgeries
  • Advanced liver or renal dysfunction
  • Critically ill
  • Emergent/urgent cases

Trial design

0 participants in 2 patient groups

Control
Description:
People who self-report that they do not use cannabis.
Cannabis
Description:
People who self-report that they use cannabis.

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Michael Grover, MD; Neel Kapoor, DO

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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