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Safety of Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration : A Prospective Study

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 January 2013 by Kyung Jong Lee, Samsung Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kyung Jong Lee, Samsung Medical Center Identifier:
First received: May 10, 2012
Last updated: January 1, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
The purpose of this study is to find all kinds of complications and it's frequency related to the Endobronchial Ultrasound- Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) and to evaluate associated risk factors in patients who developed complications. The investigators performs EBUS-TBNA examination on all subjects that need mediastinal evaluation. All complications during or after the procedure will be recorded prospectively.

Condition Intervention
Ultrasound Complication Device: Endobronchial ultrasound

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Safety of Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration : A Prospective Study

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Further study details as provided by Kyung Jong Lee, Samsung Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Complications related with EBUS-TBNA [ Time Frame: 1 month interval ]
    1. Complications during procedure

      • Bleeding
      • pneumothorax
      • shock
      • cardiac arrythmia
      • change of oxygen saturation
    2. Complication after procedure

      • fever
      • bleeding
      • pneumothorax
      • all other comlications after 24hr

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Risk factors related with the development of complications [ Time Frame: 1 month interval ]
    1. Midazolam/Lidocaine dosage
    2. Procedure time
    3. Total aspiration number
    4. Location of sampled lymph node
    5. Sampling number of lymph nodes
    6. Underlying disease
    7. Pulmonary function test

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: April 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: Endobronchial ultrasound
    EBUS-TBNA is a bronchoscopic diagnostic method that enables real time aspiration of paratracheal and peribronchial lesions.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admmitted to the tertiary hospital

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mediastinal lymph node enlargement on chest CT or PET-CT

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inadequate oxygenation during procedure
  • uncontrolled cardiac arrythmia
  • Bleeding diathesis
  • Severe thrombocytopenia
  • Recent use of clopidogrel
  • Uncooperative patients
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01597869

Contact: Kyung Jong Lee, MD +82-2-3410-0777

Korea, Republic of
Samsung Medical Center Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Contact: Kyung Jong Lee, MD    +82-2-3410-0777   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samsung Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Kyung Jong Lee, MD Samsung Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kyung Jong Lee, professor, Samsung Medical Center Identifier: NCT01597869     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012-02-009
Study First Received: May 10, 2012
Last Updated: January 1, 2013 processed this record on August 22, 2017