CHEER PillCam study - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to see if the PillCam (a video camera pill you swallow) is able to find bleeding in your stomach or esophagus.
What is the Condition Being Studied?
Gastrointestinal (esophagus or stomach) bleeding

Who Can Participate in the Study?

- Adults that are going to the Emergency Department with a possible bleed in their stomach or esophagus.

Age Group
Adults

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study you will:
- Be randomized (like flipping a coin) to Group 1 or group 2:
--Group 1 will:
- Have standard care (be admitted to the hospital and have an endoscopy)
- Complete follow-up phone calls on day 7 and 30 after endoscopy
---Group 2 will:
- Get the study device (PillCam), be monitored for at least 4 hours, and then go home
- Have an endoscopy within 3 days of taking the PillCam
- Complete follow-up phone calls on day 7 and 30 after endoscopy

Study Details

Full Title
Capsule Endoscopy for HEmorrhage in the ER (CHEER)
Principal Investigator
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00101012
NCT: NCT03458000
Phase
Phase N/A
ClinicalTrials.gov
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center
MyResearchPartners@duke.edu
or
919-681-5698