We updated the design of this site on September 25th. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Ultrathin Versus Conventional Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Unsedated Patient With or Without Local Pharyngeal Anaesthesia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00164996
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2012
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. Read our disclaimer for details.
Information provided by:
Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether an ultrathin endoscope will improve a patient's tolerance during the procedure. In addition, this study will look at whether local pharyngeal anaesthesia is necessary during ultrathin endoscopy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dyspepsia Procedure: Local pharyngeal anaesthesia Device: Ultrathin endoscope Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Ultrathin Versus Conventional Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Unsedated Patients With or Without Local Pharyngeal Anaesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Chinese University of Hong Kong:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • patient's tolerance and anxiety in visual analog scale (VAS) score

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • patient's satisfaction; procedure time; complications

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: September 2004
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged between 18-70

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous experience of upper endoscopy
  • Allergy to local pharyngeal anaesthesia
  • Patient requesting sedation during endoscopy
  Contacts and Locations
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): NCT00164996


Locations
China
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wilfred Lik-Man Mui, MD Chinese University of Hong Kong
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00164996     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRE 2004.312
First Submitted: September 10, 2005
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2012
Last Verified: September 2005

Keywords provided by Chinese University of Hong Kong:
upper endoscopy
local pharyngeal anaesthesia
ultrathin endoscope

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dyspepsia
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs