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Characterization of Thyroid Nodules Using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Due to lack of funding and issues with ability to complete all procedures, it was decided that this study could not be carried out and therefore withdrawn.)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01225016
First Posted: October 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 31, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Glenn Peters, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
October 14, 2010
October 20, 2010
January 31, 2012
October 2010
December 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To estimate the accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of the contrast enhanced ultrasound for characterization of thyroid nodules. [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
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Characterization of Thyroid Nodules Using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound
Characterization of Thyroid Nodules Using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound
This study will evaluate thyroid nodules using specialized ultrasound imaging methods.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Thyroid Nodules
Drug: Definity contrast agent
Thyroid ultrasound using contrast agent
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Withdrawn
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December 2011
December 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1. Patients diagnosed with a thyroid nodule 2. Age greater than or equal to 19 years of age 3. Patients must sign informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 1. Women who are pregnant or nursing 2. Patients with pulmonary hypertension, unstable cardiopulmonary condition,or right to left shunt 3. Hypersensitivity to perfluten 4. Psychological condition that renders the patient unable to understand the informed consent
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT01225016
UAB 1007
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Glenn Peters, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Principal Investigator: Glenn E Peters, MD University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham
January 2012

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