Computed Tomography (CT) in Head and Neck Patients

This study has been terminated.
(insufficient recruitment)
Information provided by:
University Health Network, Toronto Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 14, 2010
Last verified: December 2010

This study is conducting a comparison of chest x-ray (CXR) and minimum dose thoracic CT (MnDCT) in the detection of lung nodules (metastases) in patients with head and neck carcinoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Tumors
Procedure: CT thorax
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Minimum Dose CT in the Detection of Lung Nodules in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Detection of lung metastases

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: August 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2006
Detailed Description:

A comparison of chest x-ray (CXR) and minimum dose thoracic CT (MnDCT)in the detection of lung nodules (metastases) in patients with head and neck carcinoma


Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00188656

Canada, Ontario
Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Principal Investigator: Narinder Paul, FRCP C University Health Network, Toronto
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00188656     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03-0467
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 14, 2010
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada processed this record on March 31, 2015