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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:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01242761
First Posted: November 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2010
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Information provided by:
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  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 ]

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT01242761


Contacts
Contact: Gil Laufer, MD 972-4-630-4160 GilL@hy.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Principal Investigator: Gil Laufer, MD         
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
First Submitted: November 16, 2010
First Posted: November 17, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rupture
Wounds and Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
Tendon Injuries