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Exacerbating Factors in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This study has been completed.
Centocor Ortho Biotech Services, L.L.C.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Linda A Feagins, Dallas VA Medical Center Identifier:
First received: July 28, 2011
Last updated: February 13, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
Cross-sectional study of potential triggers for flares of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.

Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn's Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Exacerbating Factors in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Further study details as provided by Linda A Feagins, Dallas VA Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of identifiable trigger for flare [ Time Frame: baseline ]

Enrollment: 134
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients with Flares of IBD
Active flare of Crohn's or UC
Control Group
Patients with quiescent Crohn's disease or UC

Detailed Description:
Detailed questionnaires with patient in regards to potential triggers for flares of IBD. Includes both patients with flares and those in remission as a control group.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Flare of Crohn's disease Flare of ulcerative colitis Quiescent IBD (control)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of verified Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unwilling to participate
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01405105

United States, Texas
Dallas VA Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75216
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dallas VA Medical Center
Centocor Ortho Biotech Services, L.L.C.
Principal Investigator: Linda A Feagins, MD Dallas VA Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Linda A Feagins, Staff Gastroenterologist, Dallas VA Medical Center Identifier: NCT01405105     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DVAMC-09-010
Study First Received: July 28, 2011
Last Updated: February 13, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Colitis, Ulcerative
Intestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Colonic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017