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Pre and Post Arthrogram Ultrasound Images of Joints

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00724659
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 29, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the usefulness of contrast in ultrasonography of the joints.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Joint Abnormalities Procedure: Ultrasound

Detailed Description:
To determine if using intra-articular contrast (contrast injected into a joint) will provide clearer, more precise ultrasound images of the joints then an ultrasound done without the use of a contrast agent.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 9 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: An Evaluation of Pre and Post Arthrogram Ultrasound Images of Joints: Does Arthrography Have a Role in Ultrasonography?
Study Start Date : September 2004
Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Study Completion Date : November 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Ultrasound Pre-Arthrogram
Ultrasound of the joint(s) before the clinically scheduled arthrogram of the same joint(s)
Procedure: Ultrasound
Ultrasound of the joint(s) before the clinically scheduled arthrogram of the same joint(s)
Experimental: Ultrasound Post-Arthrogram
Ultrasound of the joint(s) after the clinically scheduled arthrogram of the same joint(s), performed while the body still has a contrast agent in it from the arthrogram. The contrast agent varies with different joint areas, but is usually iodine based (like Ultravist.)
Procedure: Ultrasound
Ultrasound of the joint(s) after a clinically scheduled arthrogram is performed. Ultrasound images will then be compared to the arthrogram findings, other imaging findings such as MRI and surgical pathological findings such as arthroscopy (if any.)


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To add to the general knowledge of the researchers and to possibly benefit future patients in the diagnosis and treatment of joint abnormalities. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinically ordered arthrogram

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant women
  • children under the age of 18
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
More Information

Responsible Party: Jon Jacobson, Principal Investigator, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00724659     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004-0761
First Posted: July 29, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by Jon Jacobson, University of Michigan:
Arthrogram
Contrast
Joint
Ultrasound