Magnetic Resonance Cholangio-pancreatography (MRCP) for Suspected Bilio-pancreatic Disease
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Till Wehrmann, Deutsche Klinik fuer Diagnostik
First received: February 20, 2012
Last updated: February 23, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
The interpretation of Magnetic Resonance Cholangio-pancreatography (MRCP)-findings is primarily performed by radiologists who only in some cases have experience with the interpretation of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-images. It is unclear if MRCP-interpretation by the radiologist is sufficient to decide which additional endoscopic procedures might be necessary in an individual case or if an additional MRCP-interpretation by the endoscopist renders any clinical impact.
Suspected Bilio-pancreatic Disease
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Magnetic Resonance Cholangio-pancreatography (MRCP) for Suspected Bilio-pancreatic Disease: Should the Endoscopist Take a Second Look?
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||December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
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During 1/2007 until 12/2009 consecutive patients who were referred for dedicated endoscopic procedures regarding suspected alterations of the pancreato-biliary ductal system (nearly exclusively for EUS and/or ERCP) to our unit based on actual MRCP-findings were enrolled.
- Patients aged 18 years or older who were referred for pancreato-biliary endoscopy to our unit based on actual MRCP-findings. In all cases MRCP should have been performed within 4 weeks prior admittance and a written radiological report as well as the digital images must be available.
- Patients who had any endoscopic interventions in our institution before and also patients who underwent MRCP at our hospital were excluded.
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||Till Wehrmann, Head, Divison of Gastroenterology, DKD Wiesbaden, Deutsche Klinik fuer Diagnostik
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||February 20, 2012
||February 23, 2012
||Germany: Ethics Commission
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