The Effect of a Very Low-residual Diet on the Preparation Before Capsule Endoscopy
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01022385
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2009 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
The aim of the proposed study is to compare prospectively two methods of small bowel preparation prior capsule endoscopy study, the effect on the cleanliness and the quality of visualization after two protocols of preparation: a 12 hour fast only versus 24 hour of a very low residual diet (ENSURE, Abbott Laboratories, Israel) + 12 hour fast.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Consecutive patients who will submitted to capsule endoscopy due to following medical indications:
suspected Crohn's disease
obscure GI bleeding
iron deficiency anemia
suspected malabsorption disease
unexplained abdominal pain
unexplained chronic diarrhea
patients who had previous surgery on Gastrointestinal tract
patients with previous intestinal obstruction
patients who will refuse to participate in the study