Clinical Study-evaluate Performance&Safety "Aer-O-Scope" in Colon of Low Risk Patients

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. Identifier: NCT00867724
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 1, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GI View Ltd.

Brief Summary:
A double center study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Aer-O-Scope in traveling through the colon in low risk subjects.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Colon Cancer Rectal Cancer Device: Aer-O-Scope Colonoscopy Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Asymptomatic adults between the ages of 18 and 70 will undergo screening of the colon using the aer-o-scope, under fluoroscopy, following by screening of the colon using a standard approved colonoscopy for determination of safety.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 68 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Clinical Study to Evaluate the Performance & Safety of the "Aer-O-Scope" Traveling Through the Colon in Low Risk Subjects
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2013

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Colonoscopy

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Aer-O-Scope Colonoscopy
Screening Colonoscopy
Device: Aer-O-Scope Colonoscopy
Screening Colonoscopy
Other Name: Aer-O-Scope

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ability to screen the entire length of the colon to the cecum. [ Time Frame: 30 -60 minutes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety endpoints to include incidence of bowel perforation, Colonic bleeding, Damage to colon, rectum and anus mucosa or any other Adverse events [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

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, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female patients between 18 and 70 years of age
  • Patients who are generally healthy and classified as low risk for CRC
  • Patients who are ready to undergo standard colonoscopy examination including colon prep.
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with any known GI related symptoms complaints or GI diseases
  • Patients with cancer or other life threatening diseases or conditions
  • Patients with unstable or uncontrolled cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic, renal' gastrointestinal, genitourinary, hematological, coagulation, immunological, endocrine/metabolic, or other medical disorder that, in the opinion of the investigator, would confound the study results or compromise patient safety. Patients with a known history of blood clotting problems and /or who are on anti-coagulant therapy and cannot stop treatment for the purpose of this study. (Patients taking up to 100mg aspirin for prophylactic treatment are acceptable for this study).
  • Pregnant women
  • Patients who underwent abdominal surgery that is deemed by the investigator to effect the procedure
  • Morbid Obesity (BMI > 40)
  • Drug abuse or alcoholism
  • Bed-ridden patient
  • Inadequate communication with the patient
  • Patients under custodial care
  • Participation in current clinical study or clinical study within 30 days prior to the procedure

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 identifier (NCT number): NCT00867724

Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
GI View Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Erwin M Santo, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Responsible Party: GI View Ltd. Identifier: NCT00867724     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 190-CLD-AOS
First Posted: March 24, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by GI View Ltd.: