Accuracy of Endoscopic Ultrasound for Detection of Tumors of the Liver
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
The diagnostic accuracy of EUS for detection of the liver tumors (primary and metastatic) remains unknown. To compare the accuracy of the EUS and CT scan for detection of the primary and metastatic carcinoma of the liver.
Procedure: Endoscopy ultrasound
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
|Official Title:||Accuracy of Endoscopic Ultrasound for Detection of Tumors of the Liver – A Prospective Study|
- To compare the accuracy of the EUS and CT scan for detection of the primary and metastatic carcinoma of the liver.
- Determine the diagnostic yield of fine needle aspiration using EUS (EUS-FNA) in patients with suspected liver metastasis on EUS examination.
- Compare the accuracy of the PET scan with EUS for the detection of the liver metastases.
- Determine the safety of EUS-FNA in subjects with liver lesions.
- Impact of the EUS on the management of the hepatocellular carcinoma
- 2.2.5 To study characteristic echoendoscopic findings of the primary and secondary liver tumor.
|Study Start Date:||July 2004|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||January 2006|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00290316
|United States, Texas|
|Central Texas Veterans health Care System|
|Temple, Texas, United States, 76504|
|Principal Investigator:||Pankaj Singh, MD||Central Texas Veterans Health Care System|