Neuromuscular Ultrasound for Focal Neuropathies

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2011 by Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Wake Forest School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01394822
First received: July 13, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2011
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if a new diagnostic technique, called neuromuscular ultrasound, can improve our ability to diagnose focal nerve disease.


Condition
Focal Neuropathies
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Median Neuropathy
Ulnar Neuropathy
Peroneal Neuropathy
Radial Neuropathy
Sciatic Neuropathy
Tibial Neuropathy

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

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Further study details as provided by Wake Forest School of Medicine:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: September 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Ultrasound results reported
Ultrasound results NOT reported

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Individuals presenting to the Diagnostic Neurology Laboratory at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for evaluation of focal nerve disease.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Electrodiagnostic finding of focal nerve disease
  • Age 18 and older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Skin lesions preventing ultrasound
  • Known ultrasound gel allergy
  • Unable to complete 6 months of follow-up
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01394822

Contacts
Contact: Christine O'Neill, BS 336-716-8611 coneill@wfubmc.edu

Locations
United States, North Carolina
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157
Contact: Christine O'Neill    336-716-8611    coneill@wfubmc.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wake Forest School of Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01394822     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NINDS-K23NS062892
Study First Received: July 13, 2011
Last Updated: July 13, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Sciatic Neuropathy
Ulnar Neuropathies
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Peroneal Neuropathies
Radial Neuropathy
Median Neuropathy
Tibial Neuropathy
Mononeuropathies
Sprains and Strains
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014