Endoscopic Ultrasound Staging of Periampullary Neoplasms: Retrospective

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 14, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2011
Information provided by:
Indiana University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this retrospective study is to determine the degree to which a biliary stent affects EUS staging accuracy of ampullary tumors.

Condition or disease
Periampullary Neoplasms

Study Type : Observational
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: EUS Staging Accuracy of Periampullary Neoplasms: a Retrospective Review
Study Start Date : April 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2009

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The presence of a biliary stent decreases EUS staging accuracy due to the intervening shadow artifacts

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Retrospective review of patients who have already undergone an EUS at this institution.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will be identified retrospectively through an existing Indiana University Medical Center EUS database and pathology database.
  • Patients with and without biliary stents will be included.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients that were suspected to have ampullary tumors but who were ultimately found to have a normal ampulla will be excluded.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00880633

United States, Indiana
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University

Responsible Party: Dr. Julia LeBlanc, Indiana University Identifier: NCT00880633     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0703-58
First Posted: April 14, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by Indiana University:
periampullary neoplasms

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