EUS-FNA in the Pre-Operative Evaluation of Patients With Lung Cancer
This trial examines the role of EUS-FNA (Oesophageal Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration) as an endoscopic technique for the mediastinal staging of patients with lung cancer.
Patients will be randomized to either conventional surgical technique or EUS-FNA.
Procedure: Conventional Surgical Technique
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
|Official Title:||EUS-FNA in the Pre-Operative Evaluation of Patients With Lung Cancer: A Randomized Trial|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00119470
|University Hospital Ghent|
|Ghent, Belgium, 9000|
|Principal Investigator:||Kurt Tournoy, MD||University Hospital, Ghent|