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Portland, Oregon 97239


Purpose:

The purpose of this study will be to determine if the temperature of water used during insertion of colonoscopy makes a difference in patient discomfort and sedation requirements. The hypothesis of this study is patients receiving screening colonoscopy utilizing the water insertion method with room temperature (cool) water will have similar pain scores and medication requirements compared to water insertion method using body temperature (warm) water.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Adults aged 18 to 85 years undergoing elective outpatient screening colonoscopy for colon cancer screening Exclusion Criteria: - Patients undergoing colonoscopy for any other indication besides colon cancer screening - Patients with prior colonic resections - Patients with chronic narcotic or benzodiazepine use - Poor bowel preparation (i.e. Boston bowel preparation score < 8) - Patients with obstructing colonic lesions detected on colonoscopy


NCT ID:

NCT01322724


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
M. Brian Fennerty, MD
Oregon Health and Science University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Portland, Oregon 97239
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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