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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 28, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indiana University

Brief Summary:

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.

Condition or disease
Chronic Pancreatitis

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: How Pathologic Features of Chronic Pancreatitis Corelate With Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Criteria for Diagnosing Chronic Pancreatitis
Study Start Date : February 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2013

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chronic pancreatitis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT01442441

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

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Responsible Party: Indiana University Identifier: NCT01442441     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0809-67
First Posted: September 28, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2014
Last Verified: September 2014
Keywords provided by Indiana University:
chronic pancreatitis
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pancreatitis, Chronic
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases