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Will Cap-Assisted Colonoscopy Improve Performance of Colonoscopy: A Randomized Clinical Trial

2014-08-27 03:13:34 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Observing the effects of an Olympus cap on the visibility and in adenoma detection during colonoscopy.

Description

To see if Colonoscopy with the CAP is able to give more visibility and to see if detection rate for adenomas, polyps are easier to detect.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Colonoscopy

Location

Capital District Health Authority
Halifax
Nova Scotia
Canada
B3H 2Y9

Status

Recruiting

Source

Capital District Health Authority, Canada

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:34-0400

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