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Difficult Colon Polypectomies

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
dr. Theodor Alexandru Voiosu, Clinical Hospital Colentina Identifier:
First received: January 3, 2012
Last updated: April 6, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
The investigators aim to define the concept of difficult colonic polypectomy and investigate whether resection methods (hot/cold snare, Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)), adjuvant techniques (endoloop, prophylactic hemoclip placement, submucosal injection) and operator experience have an impact on polypectomy outcomes and complication rate.

Colon Polyps

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Observational Study of Difficult Colonic Polypectomies

Further study details as provided by dr. Theodor Alexandru Voiosu, Clinical Hospital Colentina:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • complication rate [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    the advent of hemorrhage or perforation during the 30 days following the endoscopic procedure

Enrollment: 91
Study Start Date: December 2011
Study Completion Date: March 2014
Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with colonic polyps that are deemed difficult to resect

Inclusion Criteria:

  • colonic polyps that are deemed difficult to resect by the endoscopist

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient refusal to participate in the trial
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01504425

Colentina Hospital
Bucharest, Romania
Sponsors and Collaborators
Clinical Hospital Colentina
Principal Investigator: Theodor Voiosu, MD Clinical Hospital Colentina
  More Information

Responsible Party: dr. Theodor Alexandru Voiosu, MD, Clinical Hospital Colentina Identifier: NCT01504425     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: COL-GASTRO-1
Study First Received: January 3, 2012
Last Updated: April 6, 2014 processed this record on May 25, 2017