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

Location:

Rochester, Minn.

Trial status:

Open for Enrollment

Why is this study being done?

To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of E.G.Scan (transnasal endoscopy) in diagnosing Barrett's Esophagus (using standardized endoscopic criteria) compared with the gold standard white light sedated endoscopy. To look at the sensitivity and specificity of E.G.Scan (transnsasal endoscopy) in diagnosing short segment Barrett's Esophagus, esophagitis and hiatus hernia.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Adult participants aged 18 years or above who are referred for routine upper GI endoscopy for Barrett's Esophagus 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.

Last updated:

3/25/2014

NCT ID:

NCT02066233

IRB Number:

13-008214