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Characterization of Thyroid Nodules Using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound


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19 Years
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Not Enrolling
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Thyroid Nodules

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Trial Information

Characterization of Thyroid Nodules Using Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound


Inclusion Criteria:



- 1. Patients diagnosed with a thyroid nodule 2. Age greater than or equal to 19 years
of age 3. Patients must sign informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- 1. Women who are pregnant or nursing 2. Patients with pulmonary hypertension,
unstable cardiopulmonary condition,or right to left shunt 3. Hypersensitivity to
perfluten 4. Psychological condition that renders the patient unable to understand
the informed consent

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Outcome Measure:

To estimate the accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of the contrast enhanced ultrasound for characterization of thyroid nodules.

Outcome Time Frame:

30 days

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Glenn E Peters, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

UAB 1007

NCT ID:

NCT01225016

Start Date:

October 2010

Completion Date:

December 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Thyroid Nodule

Name

Location

Universith of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, Alabama  35294