Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Prospective RCT of Water exchange (WE) vs. WE plus Cap-Assisted Colonoscopy|
Felix W. Leung
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2017 -
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Sedation precludes ~10% of Veterans from colonoscopy due to no escorts. They accept scheduled unsedated colonoscopy. The option effectively manages no shows due to no escort. Other Veterans prefer no sedation. Insertion water exchange (WE) is significantly less painful than air insufflation. The addition of cap-assisted colonoscopy (WECAC) further reduces pain warrants confirmation. Colonoscopists with variable experience will assess generalizability of WECAC vs. WE. Both male and female Veteran...
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