Acute Abdomen in Adults- a Prospective Study on Emergency Department Admissions

Study Purpose

This is a non-randomized, prospective, population-based, single-center study designed to evaluate conditions resulting emergency admission in patients with abdominal pain. Furthermore, we are interested in how many patients are discharged with "non-specific abdominal pain" but later readmitted and diagnosed with a specific diagnosis.

Recruitment Criteria

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

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Study Type
Observational
Eligible Ages 18 Years and Over
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All adult patients with abdominal pain.

Exclusion Criteria:

Under the age of 18 years

Trial Details

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Trial ID:
NCT03074084

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Phase

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Lead Sponsor
Tampere University Hospital

The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.

Principal Investigator
Satu-Liisa K Pauniaho, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator Affiliation Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Agency Class
Other
Overall Status Recruiting
Countries Finland

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Conditions
Abdominal Pain
Additional Details

1000 adult patients with acute abdominal pain will be recruited at Tampere University Hospital Emergency department. The patients will fill in a questionaire about the symptoms and their duration. A urine sample will be collected for polyamine molecule analysis with an electronic nose. At later stage of the study, a serum sample for coeliac tests will be collected. Patient outcome will be obtained during the hospital stay, at one-month after discharge and at one year.

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International Sites

Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland

Status

Recruiting

Address

Tampere University Hospital

Tampere, ,

Site Contact

Satu-Liisa K Pauniaho, MD, PhD

satu-liisa.pauniaho@pshp.fi

+358505386783

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