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EUS-guided Procore-biopsy in Diagnosing Autoimmune 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: NCT01774513
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2013 by Technische Universität München.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : January 24, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Technische Universität München

Brief Summary:
The goal of this prospective study is to evaluate the feasibility of the Core Biopsy Needle with reverse bevel (Procore TM) in diagnosing autoimmune pancretitis

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Autoimmune Pancreatitis Device: Procore-Needle Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 16 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Study Start Date : January 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Pancreatitis

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Procore Needle Device: Procore-Needle

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. diagnostic yield [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Number of patients with adequate tissue sample (which allows definitive diagnosis)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patient age 18 years and older
  • patients with suspicion of autoimmune pancreatitis (based on the findings in EUS and MRI)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unable to obtain informed consent
  • ASA class 4 and 5
  • known pregnancy
  • contraindication for endoscopy or for biopsy sampling
  • patients with high suspicion on pancreatic cancer (based on the findings in radiology and EUS)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01774513

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Contact: Stefan von Delius, MD

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Klinikum rechts der Isar Recruiting
Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 81675
Contact: Stefan von Delius, MD   
Principal Investigator: Stefan von Delius, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Christoph Schlag, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Hana Algül, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Gregor Weirich, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Christiane Schwerdtfeger, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität München
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Responsible Party: Technische Universität München Identifier: NCT01774513    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1212013
First Posted: January 24, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases