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Correlation of Chronic Pancreatitis Pathology Features With Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Criteria

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indiana University Identifier:
First received: September 26, 2011
Last updated: September 3, 2014
Last verified: September 2014

In this research project the investigators intend to find out if Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) criteria for diagnosing chronic pancreatitis can be correlated with pathologic characteristics of tissues taken from pancreas of patients with suspected chronic pancreatitis.

This will be a retrospective study which will examine results from biopsy specimens and endoscopic ultrasound findings in suspected chronic pancreatitis.

Chronic Pancreatitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: How Pathologic Features of Chronic Pancreatitis Corelate With Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Criteria for Diagnosing Chronic Pancreatitis

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Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
chronic pancreatitis


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Retrospective surgery cases who had chronic pancreatitis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • will include all patients who consented to have both EUS and had biopsy taken for tissue diagnosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Will exclude patients who are less than 18 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01442441

United States, Indiana
Indiana University Hospital
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Indiana University Identifier: NCT01442441     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0809-67
Study First Received: September 26, 2011
Last Updated: September 3, 2014

Keywords provided by Indiana University:
chronic pancreatitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pancreatitis, Chronic
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017