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