Prospective Study to Compare the Efficacy of E.G.Scan to Detect Barrett's Esophagus Compared With Standard Endoscopy

  • Study type:

    Interventional What is this?

    Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.

Study IDs

  • Site IRB:

    • Rochester, Minnesota: 13-008214
  • NCT ID:

    NCT02066233
  • Sponsor Protocol Number:

    13-008214

About this study

Will EG Scan (transnasal endoscopy) determine presence of Barrett's Esophagus, esophagitis and hiatal hernia as well as standard sedated endoscopy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion criteria

  1. Adult participants aged 18 years or above who are referred for routine upper GI endoscopy for BE surveillance, varices surveillance and dyspepsia.
  2. Able and willing to give informed consent.

Exclusion criteria

  1. Patients known to be intolerant to endoscopy.
  2. Patients with history of broken nose, deviated nasal septum or disease of the nasal cavity.
  3. Patients not clinically fit for endoscopy as judged by their care team.
  4. Pregnant women.
  5. Patients who have allergies to Phenylephrine, Lidocaine, Benzocaine, or Simethicone.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Prasad Iyer, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Michele Johnson P.T.A.

(507)255-8692

johnson.michele@mayo.edu