Ultrasound Guided Arthrocentesis (UGA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Carolinas Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00537589
First received: September 28, 2007
Last updated: October 3, 2007
Last verified: September 2007
  Purpose

Does ultrasound guidance improve success rate and decrease aspiration attempts for peripheral arthrocentesis?


Condition Intervention
Arthritis
Joint Pain
Procedure: Ultrasound guided arthrocentesis

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Randomized Control Trial of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Arthrocentesis

Further study details as provided by Carolinas Healthcare System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Success rate for arthrocentesis [ Time Frame: within ED visit ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction in aspiration attempts [ Time Frame: within ED visit ]

Enrollment: 132
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Ultrasound guided arthrocentesis
    Guidance of joint aspiration by ultrasound guidance
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age at or over 18
  • Indication for peripheral arthrocentesis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hemodynamic instability
  • Previous arthroplasty of the joint
  • Known intraarticular fracture
  • Hip arthrocentesis
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00537589

Locations
United States, North Carolina
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28232
Sponsors and Collaborators
Carolinas Healthcare System
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vivek S Tayal, MD Carolinas Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00537589     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-04-06A
Study First Received: September 28, 2007
Last Updated: October 3, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Carolinas Healthcare System:
arthrocentesis
ultrasound
emergency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthralgia
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Pain
Signs and Symptoms

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