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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gustav Andreisek, University of Zurich

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Wrist Injuries Other: MRI

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 70 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : October 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2016

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Intervention Details:
  • Other: MRI
    MR arthrography is used to evaluate wrist abnormalities

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 identifier (NCT number): NCT01012271

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

Responsible Party: Gustav Andreisek, mg, University of Zurich Identifier: NCT01012271     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 002
First Posted: November 13, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016

Keywords provided by Gustav Andreisek, University of Zurich:
Wrist abnormalities

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