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Prospective Evaluation of Idiopathic Pancreatitis: Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier:
First received: January 24, 2008
Last updated: December 10, 2014
Last verified: December 2014

The purpose of the study is to determine the best evaluation for patients with idiopathic (unexplained) pancreatitis.

Gallbladder Disease

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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: October 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2016 (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.


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Men and women diagnosed with unexplained pancreatitis.


Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • There are no gender nor racial exclusion.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00609726

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

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Responsible Party: University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier: NCT00609726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: X040909004, 228552
Study First Received: January 24, 2008
Last Updated: December 10, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:
Endoscopic Ultrasonography

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gallbladder Diseases
Biliary Tract Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Pancreatic Diseases processed this record on February 27, 2015