EUS-FNA in the Pre-Operative Evaluation of Patients With Lung Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00119470|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 13, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 28, 2007
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.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Lung Cancer||Procedure: EUS-FNA Procedure: Conventional Surgical Technique||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||EUS-FNA in the Pre-Operative Evaluation of Patients With Lung Cancer: A Randomized Trial|
|Study Start Date :||February 2005|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2007|
- Percentage of surgical interventions avoided
- Accuracy of EUS-FNA for mediastinal staging of lung cancer
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00119470
|University Hospital Ghent|
|Ghent, Belgium, 9000|
|Principal Investigator:||Kurt Tournoy, MD||University Hospital, Ghent|