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No Routine CXR After Bronchoscopy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00544479
First Posted: October 16, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. G. Izbicki, Shaare Zedek Medical Center
  Purpose
Most pulmonologist request a routine chest-x-ray after bronchoscopy with transbronchial biopasie to exclude pneumothorax. We published a study in CHEST showing that routine chest-ray might not be necessary. We would like to conduct a propsective study to validate the results of the CHEST-study. Before and after the procedure follwing information will be collected: Age, Sex, Indication for procedure, number of biopsies and segment of biopsie, Saturation, Physical examination, Symptoms suggestive of pneumothorax. If there is no aggravation of the symptoms and/or physical examination after the procedure, as compared to before, routine chest-x-ray will NOT be done. A phone will be made 24 to 48 hours following the procedure to the patient.

Condition
Pneumothorax

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Is Routine Chest-X-Ray Necessary After Bronchoscpy With Thransbronchial Biopsie? A Prospective Study

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Further study details as provided by Dr. G. Izbicki, Shaare Zedek Medical Center:

Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: March 2015
Study Completion Date: March 2015
Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
All consecutive patients with bronchoscopy and transbronchial biopsies will be enrolled in this study.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with bronchoscopy and transbronchial biopsie

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No informed consent given
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00544479


Locations
Israel
Institue of Pulmonology, Shaare Zedek M.C.
Jerusalem, Israel, 3235
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gabriel Izbicki, M.D. Shaare Zedel Medical Center
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Dr. G. Izbicki, Head Pulmonary Institute, Shaare Zedek Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00544479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 180964CTIL
First Submitted: October 15, 2007
First Posted: October 16, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumothorax
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases


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