Feeding Tube Placement using CORTRAK stylet for Enteral Nutrition

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Enteral NutritionCORTRAK Stylet - Device
Eligibility
< 18
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will compare how well two methods - the CORTRAK enteral access system and x-ray - work in determining the position of a feeding tube within the abdomen.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to removal of feeding tube (on average 10-14 days)

Day 14
Tube feeding of patient
Number of Radiographs required for placement

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Feeding Tube Placement using CORTRAK stylet
1 of 2
Feeding Tube Placement using X-Ray
1 of 2

Active Control

75 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Feeding Tube Placement using CORTRAK stylet · No Placebo Group · N/A

Feeding Tube Placement using CORTRAK stylet
Device
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: CORTRAK Stylet · Intervention Types: Device
Feeding Tube Placement using X-RayNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Feeding Tube Placement using X-Ray · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to removal of feeding tube (on average 10-14 days)

Who is running the clinical trial?

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioLead Sponsor
398 Previous Clinical Trials
73,622 Total Patients Enrolled
Andrew Meyer, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Texas Health at San Antonio
1 Previous Clinical Trials
52 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 18 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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