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Irritable bowel syndrome

The Prevalence of Irritable bowel syndrome is practically the same among children of different age groups, and it accounts for 21.2% in primary/middle school-age children and 19.4% in high school-age children. Read more

“Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder with worldwide prevalence rates ranging generally in the area of 10–15%… Among patients about 40% of people have mild IBS, 35% moderate IBS, and 25% severe IBS. Many people don’t recognize IBS symptoms… A significant proportion – 35% to 40% – of individuals who report IBS in the community are male.” Read more

Standardization of medical care

  • The Order of the MoH of Ukraine of 29.01.2013 № 59 “On approval of unified clinical protocols of medical care for children with gastrointestinal diseases”.
    • 1.13. Standardized clinical Protocol of medical care for children with Irritable bowel syndrome. Read more

Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 62 recruiting clinical trials for Irritable bowel syndrome, including 4 Phase I and 6 Phase IV trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 20, China – 7, France – 6 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials.
  • Ukraine: country experience includes 2 Phase II clinical trials for Irritable bowel syndrome totally conducted on 5 clinical sites in 5 cities: Dnipro – 2, Kyiv/Lviv/Odesa/Sumy – 1 trial.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 5 recruiting clinical trials; Phase I – 0 trials.
  • World leaders: Denmark – 2, China/France/the USA – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials.

clinical trials for irritable bowel syndrome incl adults in CEE

clinical trials for irritable bowel syndrome incl adults in Ukraine


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 8 recruiting clinical trials for Irritable bowel syndrome; Phase I – 0, Phase IV – 0 trials at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 4, Belgium/Canada/Germany/Norway – 1 recruiting trial.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting clinical trials. Total experience of CEE countries: Poland – 2, Romania – 1 trial.
  • Ukraine: no country experience of conducting international clinical trials for Irritable bowel syndrome.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 18 recruiting observational studies for Irritable bowel syndrome, including 2 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 9, China/Italy – 3 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting studies.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 3 recruiting observational studies for Irritable bowel syndrome; 0 studies on medical devices at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 2, China – 1 recruiting study.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting studies.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

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Sergii Gromov

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