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Endoscopic Ultrasound Staging of Periampullary Neoplasms: Retrospective

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00880633
First Posted: April 14, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2011
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Information provided by:
Indiana University
  Purpose
The purpose of this retrospective study is to determine the degree to which a biliary stent affects EUS staging accuracy of ampullary tumors.

Condition
Periampullary Neoplasms

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: EUS Staging Accuracy of Periampullary Neoplasms: a Retrospective Review

Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

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

Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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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.
Criteria

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.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00880633


Locations
United States, Indiana
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Julia LeBlanc, Indiana University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00880633     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0703-58
First Submitted: April 13, 2009
First Posted: April 14, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 17, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011

Keywords provided by Indiana University:
EUS
periampullary neoplasms

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms