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Comparison of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced CT and Diuretic Renogram in The Evaluation of UPJO

This study has been terminated.
St. Joseph's Health Care London
General Electric
Information provided by:
Lawson Health Research Institute Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: June 19, 2006
Last verified: June 2006
Renal blood flow is inversely related to obstruction. We propose that this imaging will be as effective as the diuretic renogram in the functional diagnosis of obstruction. Furthermore, dynamic contrast CT scanning may also add anatomic information necessary for the surgical treatment.

Condition Intervention
Ureteral Obstruction
Procedure: Dynamic Contrast Enhanced CT & Diuretic Renogram

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced CT and Diuretic Renogram in The Evaluation of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

Further study details as provided by Lawson Health Research Institute:

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: April 2001

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Subjects suspected to have UPJO.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy;
  • Renal failure (Creatinine >150);
  • Allergy to contrast material;
  • Ureteral stent;
  • Nephrostomy tube;
  • Renal pelvis calculi.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00199472

Canada, Ontario
Urology Clinic, St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Health Care London
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 4V2
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lawson Health Research Institute
St. Joseph's Health Care London
General Electric
Principal Investigator: John D Denstedt, MD, FRCSC Urology, St. Joseph's Hospital, University of Western Ontario
  More Information Identifier: NCT00199472     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07378
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: June 19, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ureteral Obstruction
Ureteral Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Natriuretic Agents
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