Performance of Clutch Cutter vs. Conventional Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Methods among Gastroenterology Trainees in an Ex Vivo Model


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess for differences between Clutch Cutter vs. conventional endoscopic submucosal dissection techniques with regards to; Time to incision; Time to dissection; Total procedure time; Number of perforations; and Ease of use as determined by participant questionnaire.

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:

  • Gastroenterology trainees that have completed a minimum 50 endoscopic procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior experience in performing ESD.


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

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Kenneth Wang, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Lori Lutzke CCRP


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