Ultrasound Elastography in Diagnosing Patients With Kidney or Liver Solid Focal Lesions

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT01908166


This clinical trial studies ultrasound elastography in diagnosing patients with kidney or liver solid focal lesions. New diagnostic procedures, such as ultrasound elastography, may be a less invasive way to check for kidney or liver solid focal lesions.

Official Title

US Elastography for Characterizing Focal Lesions in the Liver and Kidney

Stanford Investigator(s)

Eila C. Skinner
Eila C. Skinner

Thomas A. Stamey Research Professor of Urology

Aya Kamaya, MD
Aya Kamaya, MD

Professor of Radiology (Body Imaging)

Harcharan Gill
Harcharan Gill

Kathryn Simmons Stamey Professor, Emeritus

Benjamin I. Chung
Benjamin I. Chung

Associate Professor of Urology

Terry Desser
Terry Desser

Professor of Radiology (Abdominal Imaging), Emerita


Inclusion Criteria:

   - There are no restrictions on life expectancy

   - Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) or Karnofsky performance status will not be

   - Patients of any ethnic background

   - Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Patients should not be taking other investigational agents

   - No requirements due to co-morbid disease or intercurrent illness, as needed

   - No restrictions on allergic reactions as no imaging agent will be used

   - Concomitant medications for treatment of the target lesion

   - Pregnant or nursing patients will be excluded from the study


procedure: ultrasound elasticity imaging

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

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