Accuracy of Endoscopic Ultrasound for Detection of Tumors of the Liver
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00290316
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2006 by Central Texas Veterans Health Care System. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
The diagnostic accuracy of EUS for detection of the liver tumors (primary and metastatic) remains unknown. To compare the accuracy of the EUS and CT scan for detection of the primary and metastatic carcinoma of the liver.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with newly diagnosed colon, pancreatic, esophageal, lung, gastric cancer and patient with hepatitis C or B with elevated levels of alpha-fetoprotein or radiological findings suggestive of mass in the liver.
Advanced heart or lung disease that precludes conscious sedation