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Surveillance of Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Using Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: September 11, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted
To investigate the adjunctive role of “Capsule Endoscope” in continuous endoscopic monitoring and early detection of recurrent ulcer bleeding after endoscopic therapy in patients presenting with bleeding peptic ulcers

Condition Intervention Phase
Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Device: Endoscopic placement of Capsule endoscope adjacent to the peptic ulcer Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Phase 3 Study on the Use of Capsule Endoscope for Surveillance and Detection of Peptic Ulcer Rebleeding After Therapeutic Endoscopy

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Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2003
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with bleeding peptic ulcers; ulcer actively bleeding or with major stigmata of visible vessels ( protuberant discolorations in ulcer bases) and clots (Forrest I, IIa and IIb ulcers) seen at endoscopy performed within 24 hours of their admissions.
  • Endoscopic hemostasis achieved (with defined endpoints).
  • Age > 18
  • Provision of an informed written consent signed by the patient.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The present of an intercurrent ulcer complication precluding endoscopic treatment such as gastric outlet obstruction or ulcer perforation mandating surgical intervention.
  • Patients with clinical suspicion of intestinal obstruction, stricture and fistula.
  • Patient with cardiac pacemaker, or any implanted electromedical device.
  • Age <18
  • Pregnancy
  • moribund patients e.g. patients with terminal malignancy
  • Patient unable to give written consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00164827

Contact: Enders KW Ng, MD 26322627
Contact: Philip WY Chiu, MBChB, FRCSEd 26322627

Endoscopy Center, Prince of Wales Hospital Recruiting
Hong Kong, China
Contact: Enders KW Ng, MD    26322627   
Contact: Philip WY Chiu, MBChB,FRCSEd    26322627   
Sub-Investigator: Philip WY Chiu, MBChB, FRCSEd         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Principal Investigator: Enders KW Ng, MD Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  More Information Identifier: NCT00164827     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRE-2002-412-T
Study First Received: September 11, 2005
Last Updated: September 11, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peptic Ulcer
Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage
Pathologic Processes
Duodenal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage processed this record on September 21, 2017