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Medical and Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Reflux

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00061724
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 4, 2003
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 175 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective

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MedlinePlus related topics: GERD





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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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

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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)

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00061724     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MSTER (completed)
First Posted: June 4, 2003    Key Record Dates
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