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

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00942630
First Posted: July 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 10, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tobias J. Weismueller, Hannover Medical School
  Purpose
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.

Condition
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 Tobias J. Weismueller, 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)
  Eligibility

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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
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

PTBD with at least 14 French in diameter

Exclusion Criteria:

missing informed consent

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

Responsible Party: Tobias J. Weismueller, Dr. T. Weismüller, Hannover Medical School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00942630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MHH-ENDO-0709
First Submitted: July 20, 2009
First Posted: July 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 10, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011

Keywords provided by Tobias J. Weismueller, Hannover Medical School:
percutaneous
transhepatic
biliary
drainage
cholangioscopy