Pneumothorax Post CT Lung Biopsy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University Health Network, Toronto Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: April 20, 2007
Last verified: September 2005

A CT scan is performed after a lung biopsy in order to detect a Pneumothorax. We postulate that CT is more useful than chest radiography

Condition Intervention
Lung Nodules
Procedure: CT scan

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Pneumothorax Following CT-Guided Lung Biopsy: Is There a Role for the Post Biopsy CT in Patient Management

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Further study details as provided by University Health Network, Toronto:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • detection of pneumothorax

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: February 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2004

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients having a lung biopsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00188409

Canada, Ontario
Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Principal Investigator: narinder paul University Health Network, Toronto
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00188409     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03-0122
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: April 20, 2007
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on April 17, 2014