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Thoracic Computed Tomography Scan for Diagnosis of Aspirated Foreign Bodies. (SICE)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Identifier:
First received: September 5, 2008
Last updated: December 14, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
To access CT Scan as a diagnostic tool for foreign bodies aspiration.

Condition Intervention
Aspirated Foreign Body of Lower Respiratory Tract
Procedure: Thoracic CT Scan

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Management and Assessment of Thoracic CT Scan for Diagnosis of Aspirated Foreign Bodies in Children

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Further study details as provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison between CT Scan and endoscopy results [ Time Frame: 12 HOURS ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • X Ray radiation induced by CT Scan [ Time Frame: TWO YEARS ]

Enrollment: 311
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A
Thoracic CT Scan
Procedure: Thoracic CT Scan
Perform a CT Scan and an endoscopy

Detailed Description:
Comparison with gold standard diagnostic tool, the endoscopy

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age between 6 months and 16 years
  • suspicion of a foreign body aspiration
  • health care assurance
  • information of parents

Exclusion Criteria:

  • emergency situation
  • certainly of foreign body presence
  • delay for CT Scan realization longer than 24 hours
  • no speaking French parents
  • parents refusal.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00747981

Paris V University & Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris
Paris, France, 75015
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Principal Investigator: Yves MANACH, MD, HDR Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
  More Information

Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Identifier: NCT00747981     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: K 070601
Study First Received: September 5, 2008
Last Updated: December 14, 2011

Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
CT Scan
Foreign Bodies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Foreign Bodies
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