Role of Intraoperative Ultrasound in Gastrointestinal (GI) Malignancies

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2010 by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01143922
First received: June 14, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Currently available investigating modalities like CT scans, MRI etc although have a high accuracy in staging of gastrointestinal(GI) tract malignancies, are not correct in all cases . The aim of this study is to assess the role of intraoperative ultrasound as a modality to increase the staging accuracy of GI tract malignancies


Condition
Ultrasonography
Gastrointestinal Disease
Malignancy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2009
Groups/Cohorts
Patients with gastrointestinal tract malignancies
All patients with GI tract malignancies undergoing surgery will be subjected to intraoperative ultrasound

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients with GI tract malignancies undergoing surgery

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with GI tract malignancies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who refuse consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01143922

Contacts
Contact: Gaurav N Chaubal, MS Gen Surg 9953962913 gauravdr18@yahoo.co.in

Locations
India
AIIMS Recruiting
New Delhi, Delhi, India, 010029
Principal Investigator: Gaurav N Chaubal, MS Gen Surg         
Sponsors and Collaborators
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Gaurav N Chaubal, AIIMS
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01143922     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IOUS
Study First Received: June 14, 2010
Last Updated: June 14, 2010
Health Authority: India: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi:
Intraoperative ultrasound
GI tract malignancies
modality
ultrasound
staging modality

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases

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