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The Use of Shunt Tap in Assessing Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunt Malfunction

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00205088
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 5, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Brief Summary:
The objective of the study is to test the sensitivity and specificity of a shunt tap to predict shunt failure.

Condition or disease
Signs or Symptoms of Shunt Failure

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Use of Shunt Tap in Assessing Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunt Malfunction
Study Start Date : August 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2007




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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient has clinically suspected shunt malfunction.
  • The patient has had an imaging study of the head.
  • The patient needs a shunt revision.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient has not had an imaging study of the head.

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Locations
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Bermans Iskandar, MD University of Wisconsin, Madison

Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00205088     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002-253
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 5, 2015
Last Verified: June 2008