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Chewing Gum and Gastric Emptying of Water

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: NCT02673307
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 3, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 14, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lionel Bouvet, Hôpital Edouard Herriot

Brief Summary:
The aims of this prospective cross over study was to compare the gastric emptying of 250 ml water in fasting volunteers, in two situations : without chewing gum or while chewing gum during 45 min

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Comparison of Gastric Emptying Rate of Water When Chewing Gum or Not Behavioral: 1 chewing gum over 45 minutes Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Study Start Date : March 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Drinking Water

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Controle
The volunteer does not chew gum during the study period
Experimental: Chewing gum
The volunteer chews gum during the first 45 min after ingestion of 250 ml water
Behavioral: 1 chewing gum over 45 minutes

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparison of the rate of gastric emptying of 250 ml water when chewing or not chewing gum, as assessed by the ultrasound measurement of antral area performed each 20 min [ Time Frame: every 20 minutes during 120 min ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA 1 or 2 volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • digestive diseases, gastroparesis
  • Smokers
  • Pregnancy
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Medication affecting gastric motility
  • Previous gastrointestinal surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02673307

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Hopital Femme Mère Enfant - Hospices Civils de Lyon
Bron, France, 69500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lionel Bouvet
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Principal Investigator: Lionel BOUVET, MD, PhD Hospices Civils de Lyon
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Lionel Bouvet, MD, PhD, Hôpital Edouard Herriot Identifier: NCT02673307    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2016-A00009-42
L15-206 ( Other Identifier: Comité de Protection des Personnes Sud Est IV )
First Posted: February 3, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 14, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016