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Comparison of CXR and MnDCT

This study has been completed.
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University Health Network, Toronto Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: April 23, 2007
Last verified: September 2005
A comparison of chest x-ray (CXR) and Minimum dose CT (MnDCT) in the acutely ill patient. The hypothesis is that MnDCT is more sensitive than CXR in the detection of acute findings in the acutely ill patient.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Dyspnoea Procedure: Minimum Dose CT Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Comparison of Chest Radiography and Minimum Dose Chest CT

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Further study details as provided by University Health Network, Toronto:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • A comparison of CXr and MnDCT in the detection of acute findings within the thorax

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: November 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2004
Detailed Description:
A comparison of chest x-ray (CXR) and Minimum dose CT (MnDCT) in a cohort of 100 patients admitted for acute respiratory distress. Chest radiography (CXR) is compared to Minimum Dose CT (MnDCT) for the detection of consolidation;lung nodules, heart failure.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients admitted for investigation of acute pulmonary embolus

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00188435

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Principal Investigator: Narinder Paul, FRCP C University Health Network, Toronto
  More Information Identifier: NCT00188435     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03-0731
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: April 23, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on August 23, 2017