Randomized Study Evaluating the Role of Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound in the Management of the Acute Abdomen
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00550511|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 30, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 30, 2007
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Abdominal Pain||Radiation: Surgeon-performed ultrasound|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||800 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Randomized Study Evaluating the Role of Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound in the Management of the Acute Abdomen|
|Study Start Date :||February 2004|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2005|
Surgeon-performed ultrasound as intervention, as a complement to clinical investigation and standardized laboratory testing.
Radiation: Surgeon-performed ultrasound
After clinical investigation including standardized laboratory tests the patient in the intervention arm is examined with abdominal ultrasound performed by the study surgeon.
Other Name: US
No Intervention: Control
Control group examined with clinical examination including standardized laboratory tests.
- Proportion of correct diagnosis [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
- Time consumption in emergency department Time to decision about surgical intervention Amount of complementary examinations Amount of hospital admissions Patient satisfaction in the emergency ward and at follow up Consumption of health care [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00550511
|Principal Investigator:||Johanna Adami, ass prof||Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine, Clinical epidemiology unit|
|Study Director:||Anna Lindelius, MD||Karolinska Institutet, Department of Surgery, Stockholm South General Hospital|