Sonographic Features of Normal Soft Tissues of the Feet

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gandikota Girish, MD, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00719004
First received: July 18, 2008
Last updated: April 8, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to study normal sonographic(ultrasound)anatomy of the soft tissues of the foot in normal volunteers.


Condition Intervention
Foot Disease
Healthy
Procedure: Ultrasound of the foot

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Sonographic Features of Normal Soft Tissues of the Feet

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Further study details as provided by University of Michigan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical relevance of understanding the anatomy will help in early and accurate identification of pathology. [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Normals
Normal volunteers
Procedure: Ultrasound of the foot
One ultrasound scan of the each foot

Detailed Description:

To study normal sonographic anatomy of soft tissues of the foot [which include Extensor retinaculum, sinus tarsi, ligaments and tendons, spring ligament and their attachments to underlying bones] in asymptomatic individuals/volunteers.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age and older
  • no disease or abnormality of the feet

Exclusion Criteria:

  • abnormality of the feet
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00719004

Locations
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Gandikota Girish, MD, Principal Investigator, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00719004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HUM00007286
Study First Received: July 18, 2008
Last Updated: April 8, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Michigan:
Anatomy
Foot
Sonography
Medical

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Foot Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Skin Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014