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Prospective Evaluation of Idiopathic Pancreatitis: Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00609726
First Posted: February 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to determine the best evaluation for patients with idiopathic (unexplained) pancreatitis.

Condition
Gallbladder Disease Pancreatitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation of Idiopathic Pancreatitis: Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography

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Further study details as provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of current clinical practice for patients with idiopathic pancreatitis [ Time Frame: 3 hours ]

Enrollment: 199
Study Start Date: December 2015
Study Completion Date: December 2015
Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The study evaluates the role of endoscopic ultrasonography, given that the minimally invasive procedures can diagnosis gallbladder disease as well as pancreatitis abnormalities.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Men and women diagnosed with unexplained pancreatitis.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients referred to the principal investigator for unexplained pancreatitis will be enrolled.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • There are no gender nor racial exclusion.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00609726


Locations
United States, Alabama
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Charles M Wilcox, M.D. University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00609726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: X040909004
228552 ( Other Identifier: Institutional OGCA Reference Number )
First Submitted: January 24, 2008
First Posted: February 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2016
Last Verified: January 2015

Keywords provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:
Endoscopic Ultrasonography
Pancreatitis
EUS

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatitis
Gallbladder Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Biliary Tract Diseases