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Colonic Motility in Constipation and Aging: A Study With a New 3D Transit System

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02805959
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2016 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 20, 2016
Last Update Posted : June 21, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus

Brief Summary:
To study the motility of the bowel in constipated patients. Looking at the difference between young and elderly patients with constipation.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Constipation Device: MTS2

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Week
Official Title: Colonic Motility in Constipation and Aging: A Pilot Study With a New 3D Transit System
Study Start Date : June 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Constipation

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Constipated, Elderly
Investigation with MTS for motility
Device: MTS2
Constipation, Young
Investigation with MTS for motility
Device: MTS2
Normal Bowel, Elderly
Investigation with MTS for motility
Device: MTS2
Normal Bowel, Young
Investigation with MTS for motility
Device: MTS2



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Transit time through the small intestine and the colon. Both the total transit time, the regional transit times and the antegrade and retrograde movements are measured by the MTS system [ Time Frame: The total transit time will differ between healthy and constipated but probably between 3-5 days. ]
    The measurements will all be at least three days long, but can be up to 5 days depending on the rate of bowel movements.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Women with constipation
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Constipation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Constipation caused by other disease
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: University of Aarhus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02805959    
Other Study ID Numbers: Fynne
First Posted: June 20, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 21, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Constipation
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive