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An Easy Sonographic Scoring System for Predicting Malignant Thyroid Nodules

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01307761
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2011 by Li-Jen Liao, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 19, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Li-Jen Liao, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the investigators study is to retrospectively evaluate the predictors of malignant thyroid nodules and established an useful scoring system based on sonographic findings and demographic data.

Condition or disease
Thyroid Cancer

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 500 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: An Easy Sonographic Scoring System for Predicting Malignant Thyroid Nodules
Study Start Date : December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Thyroid Diseases
Drug Information available for: Thyroid

Group/Cohort
Patients with thyroid nodule received US-FNA exam
Patients with thyroid nodules which underwent head and neck ultrasound(US) examination and US-FNA cytology at Department of Otolaryngology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. No patient included in this series had a previous diagnosis of thyroid malignancy before US exam.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The investigators want to retrospectively review the medical records of nodules which underwent head and neck ultrasound(US) examination and US-FNA cytology from 2007 July to 2010 Dec at Department of Otolaryngology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. No patient included in this series had a previous diagnosis of thyroid malignancy.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

nodules which underwent head and neck ultrasound(US) examination and US-FNA cytology from 2007 July to 2010 Dec at Department of Otolaryngology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Exclusion Criteria:

a previous diagnosis of thyroid malignancy before US exam


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Contacts
Contact: Li-Jen Liao, MD 886-89671592 ext 4201 deniro@mail2000.com.tw
Contact: Shih-Hong Huang, PhD 886-89671592 ext 1512 irb@mail.femh.org.tw

Locations
Taiwan
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Responsible Party: Li-Jen Liao, Department of Otolaryngology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01307761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 099144-E
First Posted: March 3, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 19, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Keywords provided by Li-Jen Liao, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
fine needle aspiration; predictor; ultrasonography; thyroid cancer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Thyroid Diseases
Thyroid Neoplasms
Thyroid Nodule
Endocrine System Diseases
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Head and Neck Neoplasms