Impact of CT on Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01376466|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 20, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 9, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Acute Appendicitis||Other: CT scanning|
The aim of this study is to
- evaluate CT scan validity for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
- compare the difference in evaluation of CT-scan result between radiologist on call and consultant radiologist with CT experience.
- illustrate difficulties associated with practical implementation of CT-scan in relation to other activities in radiology department and O.R. (logical & organizational).
- illustrate patients experiences about the study (pain, discomfort & other information
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||102 participants|
|Official Title:||The Impact Of Computed Tomography On The Diagnoses Of Acute Appendicitis|
|Study Start Date :||February 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2012|
patients with acute appendicitis
Patients who have been clinically diagnosed to have acute appendicitis
Other: CT scanning
CT image of the abdomen included the area between the 3rd. lumber vertebra and the top of acetabulum. A liter of contrast mixed with normal salin will be given by rectal catheter 20 minutes before CT image is taken.
Other Name: CT scanning of the abdomen
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01376466
|Herning, Denmark, 7400|
|Study Director:||Mogens R Madsen, MD||Consultant surgeon|