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High-Resolution Anoscopy Perceived Discomfort Study

2019-09-13 02:15:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Study should determine if performing the less uncomfortable part of the exam (the perianal exam) results in less recalled discomfort if performed last vs. if performed first.

Description

Performance of the perianal examination at the end of the high resolution anoscopy (HRA) procedure will lead to patients reporting less discomfort directly following the procedure. The study team hypothesizes at least a 10% decrease in subsequently rated pain scores in the group where the perianal exam is performed last compared to the group where it is performed first.

Study Design

Conditions

Pain

Intervention

Perianal Exam, high-resolution anoscopy (HRA) with biopsy

Location

Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem
North Carolina
United States
27157

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Wake Forest University Health Sciences

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-13T02:15:39-0400

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