Role Of Multi-detector Computed Tomography In Differentiation Between Different Types Of Ascites

Overview

Role Of Multi-detector Computed Tomography In Differentiation Between Different Types Of Ascites

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: September 2022

Detailed Description

1. To detect accuracy of MDCT in differentiation between different types of ascites and its underlying cause .

2. To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of measuring the CT density of the ascitic fluid (in Housefield units) to differentiate between different types of ascites in comparison to aspiration cytology results.

Interventions

  • Device: Detection of ascites using CT
    • Role Of Multi-detector Computed Tomography In Differentiation Between Different Types Of Ascites

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • differentiate between different types of ascites and its underlying cause
    • Time Frame: 2022
    • differentiate between different types of ascites and its underlying causes by measuring the CT density of the ascitic fluid (in Hounsfield units)

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • All patients who are diagnosed with ascites by clinical examination or by any other investigations such as ultrasound.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Patient with bleeding tendancy and on anticoagulant drugs.
  • Patients who are pregnant .

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: N/A

Maximum Age: N/A

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Assiut University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Merna youssef nemr, Resident – Assiut University
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • merna yousef, resident, 01020731292, Monna.merna13@gmail.com

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