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Diagnostic and Interventional Therapy in Acute Pancreatitis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00699933
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2010 by University of Regensburg.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 18, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 9, 2011
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University of Regensburg

Brief Summary:
The study aims to evaluate the course of patients with acute pancreatitis. Thereby we analyze different diagnostics and compare ultrasound, MRI and CT-scan in detection of necrotic areas and evaluate interventional therapy methods like percutaneous drainage techniques regarding the outcome. Laboratory values were assessed as well.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Acute Pancreatitis Other: CT-guided percutaneous drainage technique

Detailed Description:
For laboratory values different inflammation markers were measured and compared.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Diagnostic and Interventional Therapy in Acute Pancreatitis
Study Start Date : May 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Pancreatitis

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Evaluation of one study cohort
Other: CT-guided percutaneous drainage technique
Evaluation of different diagnostics and evaluation of outcome of patients who received percutaneous CT-guided drainage for necrotic debridement and analyze the further outcome

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Length of hospital stay [ Time Frame: weekly ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. time to surgery [ Time Frame: weekly ]
  2. active necrosectomy [ Time Frame: weekly ]
  3. ICU stay [ Time Frame: weekly ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Bacterial DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
50 patients with acute pancreatitis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18 years
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Written formal consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Missing formal consent
  • Individual contraindications for CT-scan
  • MRI or endoscopic ultrasound

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00699933

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Contact: Tanja Bruennler, Dr. med. +49-941-944 ext 7010

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Department of Internal medicine I, University of Regensburg Recruiting
Regensburg, Germany, 93053
Contact: Tanja Bruennler, Dr. med.    +43-941-944 ext 7010   
Principal Investigator: Tanja Bruennler, Dr. med.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Regensburg
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Study Director: Jürgen Schölmerich, Prof. Director of Department of Internal Medicine I
Study Director: Stefan Feuerbach, Prof. Director of Department of Radiology
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Responsible Party: Dr. Tanja Brünnler, University of Regensburg Identifier: NCT00699933    
Other Study ID Numbers: 08/008
First Posted: June 18, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 9, 2011
Last Verified: June 2010
Keywords provided by University of Regensburg:
acute pancreatitis
interventional therapy
CT-guided drainage therapy
percutaneous necrosectomy
Comparison of different diagnostic procedures: MRI, CT, Ultrasound
Evaluation of interventional therapy including percutaneous drainage techniques und necrosectomies
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases