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Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis, Ovary Torsion and Inflammation, and Testicular Torsion and Inflammation by Infrared Thermography

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01079650
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2010 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 3, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Thermal, or infrared, energy is the part of electromagnetic radiation that an observer perceives as heat. Infrared thermography allows us to visualize temperature distribution of the human body and has been used in medical practice since the 1950s. In current study we would like to examine the ability of infrared thermography to detect acute appendicitis, ovary torsion and inflammation, and testicular torsion and inflammation.

Condition or disease
Abdominal Pain Testicle Pain

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : May 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Appendicitis
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort
children suffering from abdominal or testicle pain




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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
children (<18 years old) having abdominal or testicle pain.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • > 18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01079650


Contacts
Contact: Zoya Haitov, MD 972-89778080 ZoyaC@asaf.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Assaf-Harofeh MC Not yet recruiting
Beer-Yaakov, Israel
Contact: Zoya Haitov, MD    97289778080    zoyac@asaf.health.gov.il   
Principal Investigator: Zoya Haitov, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Responsible Party: Diagnosis of acute appendicitis, ovary torsion and inflammation, and testicular torsion and inflammation by infrared thermography., Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center, Anesthesiology department.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01079650     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 39/10
First Posted: March 3, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:
children

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Abdominal Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive