Prospective Randomized Controlled Study of Cap Assisted Colonoscopy for the Detection of Colon Polyps
The investigators hypothesize that adenoma detection rate will be higher using cap assisted
colonoscopy compared to standard colonoscopy. Also, cap assisted colonoscopy will be safe
and cecal intubation rate will be similar compared to standard colonoscopy.
Specific Aim 1 - To compare the prevalence of adenomas detected by standard colonoscopy and
cap assisted colonoscopy.
Specific Aim 2 - To compare the number of adenomas detected per subject by standard
colonoscopy and cap assisted colonoscopy.
Specific aim 3 - To compare the cecal intubation rate, insertion time, withdrawal time and
complications of standard colonoscopy and cap assisted colonoscopy.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention
The primary outcome is the prevalence of adenomas in the two groups.
Amit Rastogi, MD
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
United States: Institutional Review Board
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