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Transthoracic Shear-wave Ultrasound Elastography

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03376425
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 18, 2017
Last Update Posted : June 2, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study aims to provide the information of tissue elasticity in different etiologies of pulmonary lesions and to validate the predictive value of shear-wave elastography in differentiating benign pulmonary lesions from malignant lesions.

Condition or disease
Elasticity Imaging Techniques

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Application of Transthoracic Shear-wave Ultrasound Elastography in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Lesions
Actual Study Start Date : December 8, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 30, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2020

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Application of Transthoracic Shear-wave Ultrasound Elastography in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Lesions [ Time Frame: six months ]
    to provide the information of tissue elasticity in different etiologies of pulmonary lesions and to validate the predictive value of shear-wave elastography in differentiating benign pulmonary lesions from malignant lesions



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients receiving chest ultrasonography in National Taiwan University Hospital
Criteria
  1. Inclusion criteria: (1) Retrospective cohort from Jan 2016 to Dec 2017 (2) Patients with radiographic evidence of pulmonary tumors
  2. Exclusion criteria: (1) age < 20 y/o (2) patients who can't hold their breath for 5 seconds

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03376425


Contacts
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Contact: Yao-Wen Kuo 0972-651-821 kyw@ntu.edu.tw

Locations
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Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Yao-Wen Kuo, MD    0972-651-821    kyw@ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Yao-Wen Kuo, MD National Taiwan University Hospital
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Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03376425    
Other Study ID Numbers: 201709073RINB
First Posted: December 18, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 2, 2020
Last Verified: December 2019
Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Chest ultrasound,Lung tumor