Computed Tomography (CT) Guided Lung Biopsy: Core or Fine Needle Aspiration

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified March 2016 by University Health Network, Toronto
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: March 7, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
This study is a comparison of core needle biopsy with fine needle aspiration biopsy in the evaluation of lung nodules.

Condition Intervention
Lung Cancer
Device: lung biopsy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: CT Guided Lung Biopsy: Core or Fine Needle Aspiration

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Further study details as provided by University Health Network, Toronto:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diagnostic accuracy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Complication rate

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients having a lung biopsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lymphoma
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00188526

Contact: Narinder Paul, FRCP C 416-946-2000 ext 4846

Canada, Ontario
Toronto General Hospital Recruiting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Narinder Paul, FRCP C    416-946-2000 ext 4846   
Principal Investigator: Narinder Paul, FRCP C         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Principal Investigator: Narinder Paul, FRCP C University Health Network, Toronto
  More Information Identifier: NCT00188526     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-0516 
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: March 7, 2016
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada processed this record on May 26, 2016