A Prospective Randomised Placebo Controlled Trial on Prophylactic Endoscopic Clipping of Colonic Diverticula (PECoD)

Status: Recruiting
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Intervention Type: Procedure, Other
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Not Applicable
SUMMARY

This study will evaluate the effect of endoscopic clipping of colonic diverticula in treatment of symptoms related to diverticular disease. Half of the participants will undergo colonoscopy without the clipping procedure and half will have colonoscopy with clipping of all visible diverticula.

Eligibility
Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 90
Healthy Volunteers: No
View:

• Confirmed symptomatic diverticular disease (5 or more diverticula)

• Age range 18-90 years

• Retains capacity and medically fit for colonoscopy

Locations
Other Locations
United Kingdom
King's College Hospital
Recruiting
London
Time Frame
Start Date: September 1, 2019
Estimated Completion Date: April 1, 2023
Participants
Target number of participants: 84
Treatments
Experimental: Treatment Group
All visible diverticula clipped during index colonoscopy
Placebo Comparator: Control Group
5 clips fired at random into colon lumen. No diverticula closed.
Sponsors
Leads: King's College Hospital NHS Trust

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