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Safety of Capsule Endoscopy in Patients With Implantable Cardiac Devices

This study has been completed.
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Yonsei University Identifier:
First received: May 23, 2011
Last updated: May 24, 2011
Last verified: September 2009
This is a prospective study designed to assess safety and potential influence of the MiroCam on cardiac pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillator.

Gastrointestinal Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Safety of Capsule Endoscopy Using Human Body Communication in Patients With Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators

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Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

Enrollment: 6
Study Start Date: December 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
MiroCam (IntroMedic, Ltd, Seoul, Korea) is a small bowel capsule endoscope using human body communication for data transmission. There is a concern of potential interactions between cardiac devices and capsule endoscope. This clinical study was designed to evaluate the potential influence of the MiroCam on cardiac pacemaker and implantable cardiac defibrillator.

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with implantable cardiac devices

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. age 20 years or older
  2. cardiac pacemaker or implantable cardiac defibrillator
  3. gastrointestinal disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. previous GI perforation or obstruction history
  2. known or suspected GI stricture
  3. marked GI dysmotility
  4. uncompensated heart failure (EF ≤30% or Killip's classification class ≥ III)
  5. pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01360502

Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
Study Chair: Si Young Song, M.D., Ph.D. Yonsei University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Si Young Song, Yonsei University College of Medicine Identifier: NCT01360502     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-2009-0021
Study First Received: May 23, 2011
Last Updated: May 24, 2011

Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
capsule endoscopy
cardiac pacemaker
implantable cardiac defibrillator

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017