A Study of the Patency Capsule and Radiologic Tests in Diagnostic Management of Patients with Suspected or Known Intestinal Strictures


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • 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.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 11-003680
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 11-003680

About this study

The purpose of our research study is to identify the usefulness and safety of patency capsule (PC) and compare with radiology tests such as CT enterography or MR enterography in patients with intestinal obstruction.

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.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with suspected or known small bowel strictures who undergo computed tomography enterography (CTE) and the patency capsule (PC) exam as a part of standard clinical practice will be included.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jonathan Leighton, M.D.

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Contact information:

Jonathan Leighton M.D.



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