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"ShearWave" Elastography Interest in the Management of Thyroid Nodules

Phase 2/Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Thyroid Nodules

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Trial Information

"ShearWave" Elastography Interest in the Management of Thyroid Nodules

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patient aged over 18 years old

- Patient affiliated to social security or similarly regime

- Patients referred for fine needle aspiration or surgery with one or more thyroid

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with too much thyroid nodules or topography too imprecise to allow
unambiguous correlation between echo/elastography data and histology/cytology data

- Patients withan echography/elastography indications cons

- Pregnant women and lactating mothers

- Adult unable to express their consent

- Ward of court or under guardianship

- Person under legal protection

- Person deprived of freedom by judicial or administrative decision

- Person hospitalized without their consent

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Outcome Measure:

Defined echo/elastography benignity criteria

Outcome Description:

For ultrasound and elastography benignity criteria which will be retained, outcome focus on cytoponctions number for benin nodules can be avoided by taking into account this benign criteria

Outcome Time Frame:

two and half years

Safety Issue:



France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

Study ID:

DCIC 10 24



Start Date:

November 2010

Completion Date:

November 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Echography
  • Elastography
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Needles punction
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Patients with thyroids nodules
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Thyroid Nodule