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ERC Via Double-Balloon-Enteroscopy in Patients With Biliodigestive Anastomosis (DBE ERC)

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 March 2007 by Heidelberg University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Heidelberg University Identifier:
First received: March 29, 2007
Last updated: January 25, 2013
Last verified: March 2007
In patients with biliodigestive anastomosis direct cholangiography (ERC) is due to changed anatomy commonly not possible. The aim of the study is to test the feasibility to perform direct cholangiography in these patients via double-balloon enteroscopy and to compare it to MR cholangiography.

Condition Intervention
Cholangiography Procedure: cholangiography via double-balloon enteroscopy Procedure: MR cholangiography

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: ERC Via Double-Balloon-Enteroscopy in Patients With Biliodigestive Anastomosis

Further study details as provided by Heidelberg University:

Study Start Date: March 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Biliodigestive anastomosis; and
  • Suspicion of biliary disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion criteria of double-balloon enteroscopy and MR-cholangiography
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00454129

Contact: Jens Encke, Prof. +49-6221-568611

Medical University of Heidelberg, Department of Gastroenterology Recruiting
Heidelberg, Germany, 69120
Principal Investigator: Jens Encke, Prof.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heidelberg University
Principal Investigator: Jens Encke, Prof. Medical University of Heidelberg
  More Information Identifier: NCT00454129     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DBE ERC
Study First Received: March 29, 2007
Last Updated: January 25, 2013

Keywords provided by Heidelberg University:
Feasibilty of cholangiography via double-balloon enteroscopy processed this record on September 21, 2017