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


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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

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

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jonathan Leighton, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Jonathan Leighton M.D.



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