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Sonographic Features of Normal Soft Tissues of the Feet

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00719004
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 7, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to study normal sonographic(ultrasound)anatomy of the soft tissues of the foot in normal volunteers.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Foot Disease Healthy Procedure: Ultrasound of the foot

Detailed Description:
To study normal sonographic anatomy of soft tissues of the foot [which include Extensor retinaculum, sinus tarsi, ligaments and tendons, spring ligament and their attachments to underlying bones] in asymptomatic individuals/volunteers.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Sonographic Features of Normal Soft Tissues of the Feet
Study Start Date : February 2008
Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Study Completion Date : January 2010

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Normals
Normal volunteers having Ultrasound scan of foot.
Procedure: Ultrasound of the foot
These volunteers will have one ultrasound scan of each foot

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical relevance of understanding the anatomy will help in early and accurate identification of pathology. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age and older
  • no disease or abnormality of the feet

Exclusion Criteria:

  • abnormality of the feet
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00719004

United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
Principal Investigator: Gandikota Girish, MD University of Michigan
More Information

Responsible Party: Gandikota Girish, MD, Principal Investigator, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00719004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HUM00007286
First Posted: July 21, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Gandikota Girish, MD, University of Michigan:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Foot Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Skin Diseases