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Randomized Trial Comparing the Standard and Fanning Techniques for Fine Needle Aspiration of Pancreatic Mass Lesions at Endoscopic Ultrasound


N/A
19 Years
90 Years
Not Enrolling
Both
Pancreatic Tumors

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Trial Information

Randomized Trial Comparing the Standard and Fanning Techniques for Fine Needle Aspiration of Pancreatic Mass Lesions at Endoscopic Ultrasound


Fanning technique: Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) performed in multiple directions within a
mass.

Standard technique: FNA performed in unidirectional fashion.


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age > 19 years

- Solid Pancreatic Mass Lesions

Exclusion Criteria:

- Age < 19 years

- Coagulopathy

- Unable to consent

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

Diagnostic accuracy

Outcome Description:

The number of pancreatic masses that are correctly diagnosed with each needle type

Outcome Time Frame:

2 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Shyam Varadarajulu, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

F110907002

NCT ID:

NCT01501903

Start Date:

September 2011

Completion Date:

November 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Pancreatic Tumors
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms

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Location

UABBirmingham, Alabama  35294