Prone Versus Left-sided Colonoscopy in Obese Patients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Dallas VA Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01616602
First received: June 8, 2012
Last updated: June 11, 2012
Last verified: December 2011
  Purpose

For obese patients, a randomized trial aimed at determining whether colonoscopy performance and patient comfort is improved if a patient is in the prone position (lay on their abdomen) versus the traditional left-sided position.


Condition Intervention
Obese
Other: Prone Position
Other: Standard Position

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind

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Further study details as provided by Dallas VA Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Left-sided Position Other: Standard Position
The traditional left-lateral decubitus position
Experimental: Prone Position Other: Prone Position
Patients were asked to lay on their abdomen for their elective colonoscopy.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI >30kg/m2
  • Elective Colonoscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with prior colonic resection, strictures, or known colonic or intra-abdominal malignancy.
  • Patients who are scheduled to have monitored or general anesthesia for their procedure.
  • Emergency colonoscopy
  • Inadequate preparation of the colon as assessed during colonoscopy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01616602

Locations
United States, Texas
Dallas VA Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75216
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dallas VA Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01616602     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DVAMC-10-098
Study First Received: June 8, 2012
Last Updated: June 11, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Dallas VA Medical Center:
patients
presenting
elective
colonoscopy.

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