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Neuromuscular Ultrasound for Focal Neuropathies

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01394822
First Posted: July 14, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wake Forest University Health Sciences ( Wake Forest University )
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine if a new diagnostic technique, called neuromuscular ultrasound, can improve our ability to diagnose focal nerve disease.

Condition
Focal Neuropathies Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Median Neuropathy Ulnar Neuropathy Peroneal Neuropathy Radial Neuropathy Sciatic Neuropathy Tibial Neuropathy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Neuromuscular Ultrasound for Focal Neuropathies

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Further study details as provided by Wake Forest University Health Sciences ( Wake Forest University ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall Neuropathy Sum Score [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Neuropathy specific scale


Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: March 2014
Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Ultrasound results reported
Ultrasound results NOT reported

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Individuals presenting to the Diagnostic Neurology Laboratory at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for evaluation of focal nerve disease.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Electrodiagnostic finding of focal nerve disease
  • Age 18 and older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Skin lesions preventing ultrasound
  • Known ultrasound gel allergy
  • Unable to complete 6 months of follow-up
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01394822


Locations
United States, North Carolina
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wake Forest University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael S Cartwright Wake Forest University Health Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Wake Forest University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01394822     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NINDS-K23NS062892
First Submitted: July 13, 2011
First Posted: July 14, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2017
Last Verified: December 2014

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
Ulnar Neuropathies
Median Neuropathy
Sciatic Neuropathy
Radial Neuropathy
Tibial Neuropathy
Peroneal Neuropathies
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Mononeuropathies
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Sprains and Strains
Wounds and Injuries
Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes