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Value of Percutaneous Cholangioscopy After Placement of a Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tobias J. Weismueller, Hannover Medical School Identifier:
First received: July 20, 2009
Last updated: October 7, 2011
Last verified: October 2011
In a prospective study the investigators perform repeated cholangioscopies in all patients that received percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) for a variety of malignant and benign diseases. Endoscopic findings and their correlation with clinical features will be recorded prospectively. The impact on clinical decision will be evaluated.

Bile Duct Stricture Not Treatable by ERC

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Percutaneous Cholangioscopy After Placement of a Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD) - a Prospective Study on Endoscopic Findings and Clinical Impact

Further study details as provided by Hannover Medical School:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients receiving a PTBD

Inclusion Criteria:

PTBD with at least 14 French in diameter

Exclusion Criteria:

missing informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00942630

Hannover Medical School
Hannover, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hannover Medical School
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tobias J. Weismueller, Dr. T. Weismüller, Hannover Medical School Identifier: NCT00942630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MHH-ENDO-0709
Study First Received: July 20, 2009
Last Updated: October 7, 2011

Keywords provided by Hannover Medical School:
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