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Interventional Sonography Guided by Image Fusion

This study has been completed.
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: October 28, 2008
Last updated: August 4, 2011
Last verified: August 2009
The purpose of this study is to register the precision of image fusion between live sonography and CT, MRI or PET/CT of liver lesions and other focal lesions in the abdomen. To test whether it will be possible to biopsy guided by image fusion.

Condition Intervention
Focal Liver Lesions
Focal Lesions in the Abdomen
Procedure: biopsy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Interventional Sonography Guided by Image Fusion

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Verification of the tumor by sonography [ Time Frame: baseline only ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
biopsy Procedure: biopsy
ultrasound guided biopsy of tumors.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with focal liver lesions where biopsy is needed or the lesion has to be verified by sonography

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Focal liver lesion seen on CT, MRI or PET/CT
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00781924

Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  More Information

Responsible Party: Caroline Ewertsen, Rigshospitalet Identifier: NCT00781924     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HD-2007-0066 
Study First Received: October 28, 2008
Last Updated: August 4, 2011
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics processed this record on October 21, 2016