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Evaluation of Vasopressin in the Vessels of Ovarian Neoplasms

This study has been completed.
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Tripler Army Medical Center Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: February 25, 2010
Last verified: March 2004
This study will evaluate the expression of arginine vasopressin (AVP) by peptide and mRNA quantitation and also measurement of its V1 receptor mRNA, in the arteries and veins of ovarian malignant (cancerous) or benign (non-cancerous) tissue. The investigators will examine whether AVP protein and AVP and V1 receptor mRNA expression vary with respect to tumor histology, intratumoral vascularization and systemic blood pressure.

Condition Intervention
Ovarian Neoplasms Procedure: removal of ovarian vessels

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Evaluation of Vasopressin and Vasopressin Receptor Expression in the Arteries and Veins of Ovarian Neoplasms

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Further study details as provided by Tripler Army Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Compare the levels of AVP and the vasopressin V1 receptor expression in the arteries and veins of ovarian tissue found to be cancerous versus ovarian tissue found to be noncancerous
  • Correlate the expression of AVP and its V1 receptor to stage of ovarian neoplasms graded by histology assessment
  • Correlate the expression of AVP and its receptor to intratumoral vascularization through Doppler ultrasound and systemic blood pressure.

Estimated Enrollment: 110
Study Start Date: March 2004
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients who have had gynecologic tissue removed for benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) indications.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have a malignancy that is not a primary gynecologic malignancy.
  • Age less than 18
  • Males
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00160472

United States, Hawaii
Tripler Army Medical Center
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96859
Sponsors and Collaborators
United States Department of Defense
Principal Investigator: John H Farley, MD Uniformed Services Unievrsity of the Health Sciences
  More Information Identifier: NCT00160472     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TAMC 3H04
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: February 25, 2010

Keywords provided by Tripler Army Medical Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ovarian Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Endocrine System Diseases
Gonadal Disorders
Glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate
Arginine Vasopressin
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Antidiuretic Agents
Natriuretic Agents processed this record on September 21, 2017