The Effect of Chewing Gum on Small Bowel Transit Time
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01241825|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 30, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Bowel Transit Times||Other: Trident sugarless chewing gum. Other: One control group (these do not chew gum).||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||122 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Chewing Gum on Small Bowel Transit Time: a Prospective Randomized Trial.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2013|
Active Comparator: 1.
The subject group will chew sugarless chewing gum for a specific amount of time while undergoing capsule endoscopy.
Other: Trident sugarless chewing gum.
Patients will be randomly divided into 2 groups, one subject group (these chew gum) and one control group (these do not chew gum). The subjects will have to chew Trident sugarless chewing gum for 20-30 minutes every 2 hours, all together 4 times at t=0 h, t=2, t=4 and t=6 h.
Placebo Comparator: 2.
The control group will not chew chewing gum while undergoing capsule endoscopy.
Other: One control group (these do not chew gum).
The control group will not chew chewing gum while undergoing capsule endoscopy
- Small bowel transit time [ Time Frame: 6 hours ]
- Gastric transit time, cecal completion rate [ Time Frame: 6 hours ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01241825
|Canada, British Columbia|
|St. Paul's Hospital|
|Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6Z 2K5|
|Principal Investigator:||Robert A. Enns, Dr.||University of British Columbia|
|Study Director:||Eric Lam, Dr.||University of British Columbia|
|Study Director:||Jennifer Telford, Dr.||University of British Columbia|