Summary

Eligibility
for people ages 0-17 (full criteria)
Location
at San Francisco, California and other locations
Dates
study started
estimated completion
Principal Investigator
by Aaron Jensen, MD
Headshot of Aaron Jensen
Aaron Jensen

Description

Summary

A prospective multicenter observational study, led by Dr. Katie Russell of Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, that will examine the sensitivity, specificity, negative, and positive predictive values of CT scan and plain films in diagnosing cervical spine injury that requires treatment. This study is funded by the Primary Children's Hospital foundation.

Keywords

Cervical Spine Fracture, Spinal Fractures

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 0-17

  • Any participant less than 18 years old after blunt trauma
  • Seen by trauma service
  • With cervical spine imaging (XR, CT, or MRI)

You CAN'T join if...

  • CT scan from outside facility is poor quality and not repeated (<63-channel, cuts >3mm, no reformats, motion artifact)
  • No radiology over reads by participating institution

Locations

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital not yet accepting patients
    San Francisco California 94158 United States
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital not yet accepting patients
    Stanford California 94305 United States

Lead Scientist at UCSF

  • Aaron Jensen, MD
    Associate Professor, Surgery, School of Medicine. Authored (or co-authored) 66 research publications

Details

Status
accepting new patients at some sites,
but this study is not currently recruiting here
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of Utah
ID
NCT05608460
Study Type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Participants
Expecting 15700 study participants
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