Visceral Stiffness Measurement Using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01311934|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2011 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : March 10, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 26, 2011
The acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) technology provides real-time measurements of tissue stiffness.
Aim: Using the ARFI ultrasonography, the investigators aims are to complete the correlation and validity studies between visceral ARFI quantification and the referenced Metavir fibrosis scoring and to conduct subsequent innovative studies on liver diseases.
|Condition or disease|
|Visceral Stiffness Liver Fibrosis|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Official Title:||Clinical Application of the Spectrum of Visceral Stiffness Measurement Using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Technology|
|Study Start Date :||March 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 2012|
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|Contact: Sheng-Hung Chen, MD||886422052121 ext email@example.com|
|China Medical University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Taichung, Taiwan, 40447|
|Contact: Sheng-Hung Chen, MD 886422052121 ext 2264 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Sheng-Hung Chen, MD||Hepatogastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital|
|Study Director:||Cheng-Yuan Peng, MD,PhD||Hepatogastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital|