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Ultrasound Imaging Facilitates Lumbar Punctures in Pediatric Oncology Patients With Difficult Surface Landmarks and/or a History of Difficult Lumbar Puncture


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Leukemia

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Trial Information

Ultrasound Imaging Facilitates Lumbar Punctures in Pediatric Oncology Patients With Difficult Surface Landmarks and/or a History of Difficult Lumbar Puncture


Inclusion Criteria:



- All patients undergoing LP as per Heme-Onc clinic who have been deemed to be
difficult LP placements.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients having concomitant procedures (bone marrow bx, etc.)

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

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

Outcome Measure:

Number of punctures

Outcome Description:

Number of punctures required to obtain cerebral spinal fluid.

Outcome Time Frame:

1 day

Safety Issue:

No

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

IRB12-00335

NCT ID:

NCT01643291

Start Date:

July 2012

Completion Date:

July 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia

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Location

Nationwide Children's HospitalColumbus, Ohio  43205-2696