An Easy Sonographic Scoring System for Predicting Malignant Thyroid Nodules

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2011 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Li-Jen Liao, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01307761
First received: February 21, 2011
Last updated: September 16, 2011
Last verified: September 2011
  Purpose

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
Thyroid Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: An Easy Sonographic Scoring System for Predicting Malignant Thyroid Nodules

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
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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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
  More Information

No publications provided

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
Study First Received: February 21, 2011
Last Updated: September 16, 2011
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
fine needle aspiration; predictor; ultrasonography; thyroid cancer

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

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