Prospective Evaluation of Idiopathic Pancreatitis: Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography
The purpose of the study is to determine the best evaluation for patients with idiopathic (unexplained) pancreatitis.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Prospective Evaluation of Idiopathic Pancreatitis: Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography|
- Evaluation of current clinical practice for patients with idiopathic pancreatitis [ Time Frame: 3 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||October 2004|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||October 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The study evaluates the role of endoscopic ultrasonography, given that the minimally invasive procedures can diagnosis gallbladder disease as well as pancreatitis abnormalities.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00609726
|Contact: Charles M Wilcox, M.D.||205-975-4958|
|United States, Alabama|
|University of Alabama||Recruiting|
|Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294|
|Principal Investigator:||Charles M Wilcox, M.D.||University of Alabama at Birmingham|