Assessment of Small Intestinal Bowel Epithelial Gaps in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01632488|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2012 by Yanqing Li, Shandong University.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : July 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 3, 2012
The study aims to:
- Determine whether the density of epithelial gaps in terminal ileum of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is different from that in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and normal controls by confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE).
- Evaluate the relationship between the density of epithelial gaps and IBS subtypes, and visceral hypersensitivity.
|Condition or disease|
|Irritable Bowel Syndrome Inflammatory Bowel Disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||45 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Assessment of Small Intestinal Bowel Epithelial Gaps in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome by Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy|
|Study Start Date :||June 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
Irritable bowel syndrome
Patients admitted to outpatient department with symptoms meeting Rome III criteria of irritable bowel syndrome.
Patients with long standing history or short onset of inflammatory bowel disease.
Asymptomatic individuals admitted for health surveillance or patients for follow up after polypectomy.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01632488
|Contact: Yanqing Li, MD, PhD||86-531-8216923 ext email@example.com|
|Facility: Department of Gastroenterology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University||Recruiting|
|Jinan, Shandong, China, 250012|
|Contact: Yanqing Li, MD, PhD 86-531-82169236 ext 82169508 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Study Director:||Yanqing Li, MD, PhD||Department of Gastroenterology, Qilu Hospital|