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Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool for Rotator Cuff Tears

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01242761
First received: November 16, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose
After comparing ultrasound study of rotator cuff injuries that have been evaluated both in the community and in a hospital-based ultrasound service with actual surgical findings, it is expected that specialist performed imaging and evaluation will be most accurate and that those performed in the community will be not accurate enough.

Condition
Rotator Cuff Tear

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool for Rotator Cuff Tears: Accuracy of Results From the Community Versus Results From a Hospital-based Ultrasound Service and Surgical Findings

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rotator cuff tear surgical findings more accurately reflect hospital-based US imaging findings [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Symptomatic rotator cuff tear
Patients with symptomatic rotator cuff tears presenting to hospital clinic after having ultrasound exam in community with indications for surgery

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with symptomatic rotator cuff tears
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Symptomatic rotator cuff tears Indication for rotator cuff repair

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe arm movement limitations
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01242761

Locations
Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gil Laufer, MD, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01242761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0092-10-HYMC 
Study First Received: November 16, 2010
Last Updated: November 16, 2010
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:
Accuracy of diagnostic ultrasound based in community or as part of a specialist hospital-based service

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on December 07, 2016