Clinical Trial

Capsule Endoscopy for HEmorrhage in the ER

Study Description

Capsule Endoscopy for HEmorrhage in the ER

This is a multi-center randomized controlled trial examining the use of Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) to discharge low-moderate risk patients with suspected upper gastrointestinal bleeds (UGIB) from the Emergency Department (ED.) The investigators will enroll 100 subjects at 4 sites who present with signs of hemodynamically stable UGIBs and compare VCE risk assessment to an Active Control (AC) group who receive inpatient upper endoscopy (EGD).

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Device - PillCam UGI

An esophageal capsule endoscope which is designed to visualize the upper gastrointestinal tract.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Capsule Endoscopy for Hemorrhage in the ER

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03458000

ParticipAid ID

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