Diagnostic Accuracy of Direct MR Arthrography Of The Wrist At 1.5, 3.0 And 7.0T

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gustav Andreisek, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 11, 2009
Last updated: March 29, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
The purpose of our study is to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of MR arthrography of the wrist at 1.5, 3.0, and 7.0T with wrist arthroscopy as reference standard.

Condition Intervention
Wrist Injuries
Other: MRI

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: October 2010
Study Completion Date: January 2016
Primary Completion Date: January 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: MRI
    MR arthrography is used to evaluate wrist abnormalities

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic

Inclusion criteria:

  • age >18;
  • clinical evidence for wrist joint abnormalities;
  • request for MR arthrography prior to wrist arthroscopy;
  • willingness to take part in our study with written informed consent;

Exclusion criteria:

  • age<18;
  • history of prior wrist surgery; systemic diseases e.g. rheumatoid arthritis;
  • infection; history of adverse contrast reactions;
  • contraindication for MR imaging (e.g. pacemaker, metallic implants, etc.);
  • history or possible signs of renal failure (see section "nephrogenic systemic fibrosis")
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01012271

Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Study Director: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gustav Andreisek, mg, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01012271     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 002 
Study First Received: November 11, 2009
Last Updated: March 29, 2016
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Keywords provided by University of Zurich:
Wrist abnormalities

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wrist Injuries
Arm Injuries
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 23, 2016