Working…
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Management of Diverticulitis in the Emergency Department

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details.
 
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04043988
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : August 2, 2019
Last Update Posted : September 18, 2020
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David A. Talan, Olive View-UCLA Education & Research Institute

Brief Summary:
This study aims to describe current treatment practices in the US for managing acute uncomplicated diverticulitis. In addition, we will identify clinical factors associated with the decision to discharge versus hospitalize patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis with the goal of informing clinical decision-making and providing a foundation for diagnostic algorithms to guide clinical practice.

Condition or disease
Diverticulitis

Layout table for study information
Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Management of Diverticulitis in the Emergency Department
Actual Study Start Date : April 18, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2021

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rates of hospital admission [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]
    Rates of hospital admission from the emergency department among patients being treated for acute diverticulitis will be determined. In addition, factors associated with hospital admission will be examined.

  2. Rate of Imaging [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]
    The rate of imaging performed in the emergency department among patients treated for acute diverticulitis will be determined. Factors associated with imaging will also be examined.



Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients presenting to the emergency departments at EMERGEncy ID NET sites will be screened for study eligibility by study coordinators or treating clinicians.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age ≥18 years
  • Emergency department presumptive or confirmed final diagnosis of acute diverticulitis
  • Verbal or written consent provided in English (or Spanish depending on study site)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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): NCT04043988


Contacts
Layout table for location contacts
Contact: Anusha Krishnadasan, PhD 747-210-3107 idnet@ucla.edu
Contact: David Talan, MD 747-210-3107 dtalan@ucla.edu

Locations
Layout table for location information
United States, California
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Recruiting
Sylmar, California, United States, 93142
Contact: Gregory Moran, PhD    747-210-3107    gmoran@ucla.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Olive View-UCLA Education & Research Institute
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Layout table for additonal information
Responsible Party: David A. Talan, Principal Investigator, Olive View-UCLA Education & Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04043988    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1396802
First Posted: August 2, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 18, 2020
Last Verified: September 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Layout table for additional information
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Layout table for MeSH terms
Diverticulitis
Emergencies
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Diverticular Diseases
Intraabdominal Infections
Infection
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases