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Pneumothorax Post CT Lung Biopsy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00188409
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 23, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
A CT scan is performed after a lung biopsy in order to detect a Pneumothorax. We postulate that CT is more useful than chest radiography

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Lung Nodules Procedure: CT scan

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Pneumothorax Following CT-Guided Lung Biopsy: Is There a Role for the Post Biopsy CT in Patient Management
Study Start Date : February 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2004

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Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. detection of pneumothorax

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients having a lung biopsy

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00188409


Locations
Canada, Ontario
Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Investigators
Principal Investigator: narinder paul University Health Network, Toronto
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00188409     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03-0122
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2007
Last Verified: September 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumothorax
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases