Study to Look for Artifact on Computed Tomography (CT) Representing Kidney Stones
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01187745|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Kidney Stones||Other: CT Scan followed by ultrasound|
All patients aged 18 years of age and over who are undergoing a renal stone protocol for evaluation of flank pain will be included.
Pregnant patients will not be included.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||52 participants|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Twinkling Artifact Compared to Computed Tomography for Evaluation of Kidney Stones|
|Study Start Date :||September 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2010|
suspect kidney stones
Patients presenting with flank abdominal pain
Other: CT Scan followed by ultrasound
A limited U/S is performed after the CT scan which is ordered by the Emergency Department physician.
- The detection of kidney stones on ultrasound compared to CT. [ Time Frame: One year ]
- Presence of hydronephrosis, a sign of obstruction of the urinary tract, will also be detected. [ Time Frame: one year ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01187745
|The Ottawa Hospital Civic and General Campuses|
|Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y 4E9|
|Principal Investigator:||Ania Kielar, MD FRCPC||Ottawa Hospital Research Institute|