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CT Versus CEUS Findings of Complex Cystic Renal Lesions

This study has been completed.
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University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Identifier:
First received: July 8, 2010
Last updated: July 12, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
Retrospective comparison of complex cystic renal lesions which are found with computed tomography (CT) and were controlled with contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS).

Kidney Neoplasms Computed Tomography Ultrasonography Contrast Media

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Complex Cystic Renal Lesions: Evaluation of Computed Tomography Findings With Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in Terms of the Bosniak Classification System.

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
All subjects receive an contrast enhanced CT due to different clinical indications. When a complex cystic renal lesion is found an evaluation with CEUS is performed. The CEUS protocol included a native baseline examination of both kidneys. After a bolus injection of 1.5 ml SonoVue (Bracco, Milano, Italy) an examination of the affected kidneys is performed over a time period of at least three minutes. An optional dose will be given when the initial examination is not conclusive, e. g. when the arterial phase is partly missed. When both examinations are done the lesions were classified using the Bosniak classification system and a comparison of both methods will be done.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients undergoing a CT procedure.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Finding of a complex cystic renal lesion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 18 y, gravity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01159717

Department of Radiology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland, 4031
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Principal Investigator: Joachim Hohmann, MD Department of Radiology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Joachim Hohmann, Department of Radiology Identifier: NCT01159717     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EK 129/09
Study First Received: July 8, 2010
Last Updated: July 12, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on August 22, 2017