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Role of Intraoperative Ultrasound in Gastrointestinal (GI) Malignancies

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01143922
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2010 by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 15, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Brief Summary:
Currently available investigating modalities like CT scans, MRI etc although have a high accuracy in staging of gastrointestinal(GI) tract malignancies, are not correct in all cases . The aim of this study is to assess the role of intraoperative ultrasound as a modality to increase the staging accuracy of GI tract malignancies

Condition or disease
Ultrasonography Gastrointestinal Disease Malignancy

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : August 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort
Patients with gastrointestinal tract malignancies
All patients with GI tract malignancies undergoing surgery will be subjected to intraoperative ultrasound




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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 90 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients with GI tract malignancies undergoing surgery
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with GI tract malignancies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who refuse consent

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01143922


Contacts
Contact: Gaurav N Chaubal, MS Gen Surg 9953962913 gauravdr18@yahoo.co.in

Locations
India
AIIMS Recruiting
New Delhi, Delhi, India, 010029
Principal Investigator: Gaurav N Chaubal, MS Gen Surg         
Sponsors and Collaborators
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Responsible Party: Gaurav N Chaubal, AIIMS
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01143922     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IOUS
First Posted: June 15, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 15, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi:
Intraoperative ultrasound
GI tract malignancies
modality
ultrasound
staging modality

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases