Debulking Effect of Curretage on BCC's - a Histological Assessment.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00237107
First received: October 10, 2005
Last updated: May 16, 2006
Last verified: October 2005
  Purpose

The aim of this study was to compare histologically observed tumour infitration of bcc lesions before and after curretage.A significant reduction of tumour depth would enable further bcc's included for superficial non-invasive treatment modalities such as PDT.


Condition Intervention
Carcinoma, Basal Cell
Procedure: Curretage

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Relation of BCC Tumour Thickness, Histologically Estimated, in Punch Biopsies Performed Before and After Curretage.

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction of tumour thickness 0,5mm or more after curretage

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of tumour thickness in punch biopsies performed on referral, before and after curretage.

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: April 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2004
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • bcc with tumour depth two mm.or more

Exclusion Criteria:

  • bcc tumours smaller than three mm in mean diameter.
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Eidi Christensen, MD St. Olav University Hospital, Trondheim
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00237107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EC-003
Study First Received: October 10, 2005
Last Updated: May 16, 2006
Health Authority: Norway: Norwegian Social Science Data Services

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
basal cell
tumour debulking
curretage
pdt

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Carcinoma
Carcinoma, Basal Cell
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Basal Cell

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