Ultrasonography of Chest Versus Pulmonary Artery CT Angiography in Patients With Symptoms and Signs in Favor of PTE

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Keihan Golshani, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01558206
First received: March 8, 2012
Last updated: March 16, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

In this study the investigators compare the diagnostic validity of Bedside Ultrasonography of chest and Pulmonary artery CT Angiography in the patients who came to Emergency Department of Alzahra General Hospital from 1 may 2012 to 1 October 2012 with respiratory symptoms and signs in favor of Pulmonary Thromboemboli (PTE).


Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Thromboembolism
Other: Pulmonary artery CT Angiography
Other: Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography of chest

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bedside Ultrasonography of Chest Versus Pulmonary Artery CT Angiography in the Patients Who Came to Emergency Department of Alzahra General Hospital With Respiratory Symptoms and Signs in Favor of Pulmonary Thromboemboli.

Further study details as provided by Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Emergency Ultrasonography findings in patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE. [ Time Frame: Within 1 hour of admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Comparing the Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography findings in PTE with pulmonary CT Angiography findings.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pulmonary CT Angiography findings in patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE. [ Time Frame: Within 24 hours of admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: March 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients with impression of PTE
Those with signs and symptoms in favor of pulmonary thromboembolism.
Other: Pulmonary artery CT Angiography
Performing Pulmonary artery CT Angiography for patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE.
Other: Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography of chest
Performing Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography of chest at the time of presentation for patients with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients who come to the Emergency Department of Alzahra General Hospital with signs and symptoms in favor of PTE.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with signs or symptoms in favor of PTE who come to Emergency department of Alzahra General Hospital.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous history of Allergy to IV contrast
  • Serum creatinin more than 1.8
  • patients that will not agree to participate in the study.
  • pregnancy
  • Body weight more than 120 kg
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Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Emergency Department of alzahra General Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Isfahan, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Study Chair: Keihan Golshani, M.D. Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Keihan Golshani, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01558206     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 390327
Study First Received: March 8, 2012
Last Updated: March 16, 2012
Health Authority: Iran: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Isfahan University of Medical Sciences:
PTE
Emergency bedside ultrasonography
pulmonary CT Angiography
Pulmonary Wedge infarction
Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms
Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Thrombosis
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Embolism

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