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Medical and Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Reflux

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00061724
First Posted: June 4, 2003
Last Update Posted: January 13, 2010
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Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  Purpose
The purpose of this project is to lay the groundwork for a proposed clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of two approaches to gastroesophageal reflux disease: treatment with medications and treatment with anti-reflux surgery. This project includes a non-interventional pilot study to test ways of measuring outcomes of treatment, and to gauge potential participants' willingness to enroll in the proposed clinical trial.

Condition
Gastroesophageal Reflux

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Estimated Enrollment: 175
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • age 18-80
  • diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • have taken proton pump inhibitor medications

Exclusion criteria:

  • prior esophageal surgery
  • other serious medical conditions
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00061724


Locations
United States, Illinois
Hines VA Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois, United States
United States, New Hampshire
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States, 03756
United States, North Carolina
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27599
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00061724     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MSTER (completed)
First Submitted: June 3, 2003
First Posted: June 4, 2003
Last Update Posted: January 13, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):
Esophageal
Reflux

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases