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Low Fiber Diet for Bowel Preparation for Colon Capsule Examination

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00749905
Recruitment Status : Terminated (was not able to recruit enough patients)
First Posted : September 9, 2008
Last Update Posted : July 22, 2010
Information provided by:
Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
A prospective randomized controlled investigator-blinded study to compare efficacy of low fiber diet for 5 days versus regular diet, both as adjunct to one day clear liquid diet and standard bowel preparation for colon capsule examination

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colon Preparation Other: low fiber diet Other: regular diet Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 75 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Investigator-blinded Study of Low Fiber Diet for Bowel Preparation for Colon Capsule Examination
Study Start Date : January 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dietary Fiber
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Low fiber diet for 5 days prior to procedure
Other: low fiber diet
Low fiber diet for 5 days prior to colon capsule
Active Comparator: 2
regular diet
Other: regular diet
Regular diet until 1 day before colon capsule

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Colon cleanliness [ Time Frame: one week from capsule examination ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tolerability of preparations [ Time Frame: within 1 day of completing preparation ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >18 and <75
  • Colon study indicated for colo-rectal carcinoma screening
  • After colonoscopy for any indication failed due to technical causes
  • Patients who decline an indicated colonoscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant heart failure (NYHA grade III-IV)
  • Renal failure (Creatinine > 1.2 mg/dl)
  • Known or suspected intestinal strictures
  • Known or suspected mesenteric adhesions
  • History suggestive of bowel obstruction
  • Vomiting and/or aspirations
  • Symptoms of dysphagia
  • Pace-maker or AICD implanted
  • Known allergy or intolerance to any of the study drugs
  • Pregnancy
  • Illicit drug abuse or alcoholism
  • Inability to provide an informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00749905

Sheba Medical Center
Tel-Hashomer, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center

Responsible Party: Simon Bar-Meir, Sheba Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00749905     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-08-5217-SBH-CTIL
First Posted: September 9, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010