Last updated on February 2018

Visceral Sensitivity in IBD (Irritable Bowel Disease) and IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Brief description of study


More insight in pathogenesis of IBS and IBD. Samples are collected in context of an European research project.

Detailed Study Description


Sample collection in healthy subjects, IBD and IBS patients:

  • biopsy of rectum and colon descendens
  • blood sample collection
  • collection of sample of nasal mucosa
  • feces collection
  • questionnaires
  • rectal barostat sensitivity measurement
  • transit measurement of colon
  • MR scan of brain

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02421705

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Lien Beullens, MSc

University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
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