Bowel Preparation for Inpatient Colonoscopy

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Basic Trial Information

PhaseTypeStatusAgeSponsorProtocol IDs
Phase IVDiagnosticActive18 and overOther10-041

Trial Description


This study will compare two strategies for bowel cleansing prior to inpatient colonoscopy: the entire preparation taken the night before the procedure versus half the preparation taken the night before the procedure, and the other half taken the morning of the procedure.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • any diagnosis for which colonoscopy is indicated

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ileus
  • severe colitis/toxic megacolon
  • gastric retention
  • bowel perforation
  • gastrointestinal obstruction
  • gastroparesis that precludes oral bowel preparation
  • pregnant or lactating women
  • allergy to polyethylene glycol.
  • unable to give consent

Trial Contact Information

Trial Lead Organizations/Sponsors

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

    Trial Sites


    San Jose

    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

    Ahmad Kamal, MD MSc
    Ph: 408-885-5000

    Link to the current record.
    NLM Identifier NCT01169220 processed this data on April 09, 2015

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