EUS enhanced with contrast to evaluate pancreas for Pancreatic Cyst

Los Angeles County Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Pancreatic Cyst+2 More ConditionsEUS enhanced with contrast to evaluate pancreas - Other
18 - 99
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will study whether adding contrast to standard Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) improves the accuracy of diagnosing lesions and targeting biopsies in the pancreas.

Eligible Conditions
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
Quantitative Parameters of Pancreas Lesions
Targeting of FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION (FNA) of pancreas lesions.
The yield of EUS versus contrast EUS to diagnose pancreas cystic lesions, mass lesion, and origin of pancreatitis.

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

1 of 3

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Contrast EUS
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

150 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: EUS enhanced with contrast to evaluate pancreas · No Placebo Group · N/A

Contrast EUS
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: EUS enhanced with contrast to evaluate pancreas · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Southern CaliforniaLead Sponsor
850 Previous Clinical Trials
1,433,856 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 99 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are having an endoscopic ultrasound for normal pancreatic reasons.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum capacity for participants of this clinical experiment?

"Affirmative. As viewing from, this study is presently searching for participants. This trial was first listed on July 1st 2016 and most recently updated on December 6th 2021. The researchers are aiming to recruit 150 individuals across one site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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To what demographic is this research study open?

"Individuals with a pancreatic cyst and aged between 18-99 are eligible to join this clinical trial, which is limited to 150 participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any vacancies available for participants in this clinical study?

" confirms that this trial is currently in the process of enrolling study members, having first been advertised on July 1st 2016 and last updated December 6th 2021." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Does this trial offer participation to individuals aged sixty and over?

"This medical study is only available to those aged 18-99 years old. There are seventeen studies for minors and six hundred sixty one trials catering specifically to seniors." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.