We are updating the design of this site. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Ultrasonography of Chest Versus Pulmonary Artery CT Angiography in Patients With Symptoms and Signs in Favor of PTE

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2012 by Keihan Golshani, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01558206
First Posted: March 20, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 20, 2012
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Keihan Golshani, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  Purpose
In this study the investigators compare the diagnostic validity of Bedside Ultrasonography of chest and Pulmonary artery CT Angiography in the patients who came to Emergency Department of Alzahra General Hospital from 1 may 2012 to 1 October 2012 with respiratory symptoms and signs in favor of Pulmonary Thromboemboli (PTE).

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Thromboembolism Other: Pulmonary artery CT Angiography Other: Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography of chest

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bedside Ultrasonography of Chest Versus Pulmonary Artery CT Angiography in the Patients Who Came to Emergency Department of Alzahra General Hospital With Respiratory Symptoms and Signs in Favor of Pulmonary Thromboemboli.

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Keihan Golshani, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Emergency Ultrasonography findings in patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE. [ Time Frame: Within 1 hour of admission ]
    Comparing the Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography findings in PTE with pulmonary CT Angiography findings.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pulmonary CT Angiography findings in patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE. [ Time Frame: Within 24 hours of admission ]

Estimated Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: March 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients with impression of PTE
Those with signs and symptoms in favor of pulmonary thromboembolism.
Other: Pulmonary artery CT Angiography
Performing Pulmonary artery CT Angiography for patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE.
Other: Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography of chest
Performing Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography of chest at the time of presentation for patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE.

  Eligibility

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who come to the Emergency Department of Alzahra General Hospital with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with signs or symptoms in favor of PTE who come to Emergency department of Alzahra General Hospital.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous history of Allergy to IV contrast
  • Serum creatinin more than 1.8
  • patients that will not agree to participate in the study.
  • pregnancy
  • Body weight more than 120 kg
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01558206


Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Emergency Department of alzahra General Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Isfahan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Study Chair: Keihan Golshani, M.D. Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Keihan Golshani, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01558206     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 390327
First Submitted: March 8, 2012
First Posted: March 20, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 20, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Keihan Golshani, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:
PTE
Emergency bedside ultrasonography
pulmonary CT Angiography
Pulmonary Wedge infarction
Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Signs and Symptoms
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Embolism