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Safety and Efficacy of the NaviAid™ G-Eye System During Colonoscopy

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01749722
First Posted: December 17, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Smart Medical Systems Ltd.
  Purpose
To evaluate the safety of using the NaviAid™ G-Eye system during Colonoscopy

Condition Intervention
Colorectal Cancer Polyp Adenoma Device: NaviAid™ G-Eye procedure

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Safety and Efficacy of the NaviAid™ G-Eye System During Colonoscopy

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Further study details as provided by Smart Medical Systems Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of adverse events [ Time Frame: Subjects will be followed during the study period (approximatly 3 hours) and follow up will be done within 48-72 hours following the procedure ]
    To evaluate the safety of using the NaviAid™ G-Eye system during Colonoscopy


Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2012
Study Completion Date: June 2013
Primary Completion Date: April 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: NaviAid™ G-Eye procedure
NaviAid™ G-Eye procedure
Device: NaviAid™ G-Eye procedure
NaviAid™ G-Eye procedure

Detailed Description:

Colonoscopy is the gold-standard method for CRC screening, as it enables detection and real-time removal of pre-cancerous polyps during the examination. It is well known that lesions are missed during routine colonoscopy.5 major reasons can be detailed for missing polyps during colonoscopy: polyps that are hidden behind folds, polyps that are masked by the colon's topography and natural folds, shallow polyps, unscreened portions of the colon (due to incomplete colonoscopy) and endoscope slippage. The NaviAid™ G-Eye system presents a unique concept that overcomes all 5 items listed above, providing an overall solution to the two endoscopy key challenges of limited detection/treatment yield and limited operation range.

The G-Eye endoscope comprises a standard endoscope onto which a unique balloon is permanently integrated, at its bending section. The NaviAid™ G-Eye may be used for performing controlled withdrawal and endoscope stabilization.

A major attribute of the NaviAid™ G-Eye system controlled withdrawal technique of the endoscope, with the balloon moderately inflated is to expand and stretch the intestinal lumen during endoscope withdrawal.

This is a single-center, non randomized open-label study intended to evaluate the serious adverse events prevalence when using the NaviAid™ G-Eye system during colonoscopy.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient is undergoing colonoscopy for screening, for surveillance of previous colon polyp(s) or for diagnostic evaluation.
  • The patient is 40-75 years old;
  • The patient must understand and provide written informed consent for the procedure.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with inflammatory bowel disease;
  • Subjects with a personal history of polyposis syndrome;
  • Subjects with suspected colonic stricture potentially precluding complete colonoscopy;
  • Subjects with active diverticulitis or toxic megacolon;
  • Subjects with a history of radiation therapy to abdomen or pelvis;
  • Pregnant or lactating female subjects;
  • Subjects who are currently enrolled in another clinical investigation.
  • Subjects with routine oral or parenteral use of anticoagulants
  • Subjects with recent (within the last 3 mounts) coronary ischemia or CVA (stroke)
  • Any patient condition deemed too risky for the study by the investigator
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01749722


Locations
Israel
Elisha Hospital
Haifa, Israel, 34636
Sponsors and Collaborators
Smart Medical Systems Ltd.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ian M Gralnek, Prof. Elisha Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Smart Medical Systems Ltd.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01749722     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: G-Eye 15502
First Submitted: November 11, 2012
First Posted: December 17, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 30, 2013
Last Verified: July 2013

Keywords provided by Smart Medical Systems Ltd.:
Colorectal Cancer
Polyp
Adenoma
Detection Rate
Colonoscopy
NaviAid™ G-Eye procedure
NaviAid™ G-Eye system
G-Eye procedure
G-Eye system

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Adenoma
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type