Dual Energy CT vs Standard Triple Phase CT-A Randomised Control Trial
Conditions
Renal Cell Carcinoma - Renal Calculi - Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Conditions: official terms
Carcinoma - Carcinoma, Renal Cell - Carcinoma, Transitional Cell - Kidney Calculi
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Intervention
Name: Standard multiphase CT Type: Other
Name: split bolus Dual energy CT Type: Other
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
The purpose of the Study is to compare the diagnostic efficacy and radiation dose of Split Bolus Dual energy CT with Standard multiphase CECT in evaluation of urological diseases of upper urinary tract such as Renal cell carcinoma, abscess etc.
Detailed Description
The purpose of the Study is to compare the diagnostic efficacy and radiation dose of Split Bolus Dual energy CT with Standard multiphase CECT in evaluation of urological diseases of upper urinary tract . We Recruit the patients who fall in the inclusion criteria and randomize them into two groups one will undergo split bolus dual energy CT and the other group Standard multiphase CT. Randomization will be done by a table fo random numbers method.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with suspected renal masses needing further evaluation with a contrast enhanced CT scan

- Patients who are referred for CT Urography

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients not willing to participate in the study

- Age <18 yrs

- Pregnant females

- Patients with previous h/o serious allergic reactions or Contrast allergy

- Impaired renal function (estimated GFR<45mL/min/mm2)

- Sonographically proven benign renal mass needing no further evaluation
Location
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Status: Recruiting
Contact: DINESH MANOHARAN - 9968134610 - dineshkimi@gmail.com
Start Date
April 2014
Completion Date
December 2015
Sponsors
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Source
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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