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Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Perfusion to Detect Disease in Prostate Carcinoma

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 30, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2009
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Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada
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University Health Network, Toronto
This is a pilot study of 50 patients to establish whether there is a potential role for MRI perfusion in the detection of locally recurrent or persistent prostate carcinoma after previous treatment with radiotherapy. All subjects will be patients who have had localised prostate cancer treated with radiotherapy and have already agreed to undergo a biopsy of the prostate to look at local control within the prostate as part of their management. The objective of the study is to establish whether there is a relationship between recurrent or persistent disease within the prostate and increased perfusion on MRI at these sites.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prostatic Neoplasms Device: MRI Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Role of MRI Perfusion to Detect Locally Recurrent or Persistent Disease in Prostate Carcinoma Treated With Radiation Therapy - A Pilot Study

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine whether there may be a role for MRI perfusion in the detection of recurrent or persistent prostatic cancer after previous radiotherapy

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2003

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Previously have had radical radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer
  • Due to undergo routine post-treatment prostatic biopsies
  • Suitable for MRI scan
  • Adequate renal function
  • No previous reaction to gadolinium
  • Able to give informed consent
  • No recent prostate biopsy within 6 weeks of enrolment
  • Performance status (Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group [ECOG]) 0 or 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not suitable for MRI scan
  • Previous reaction to gadolinium
  • Impaired renal function
  • Inability to give informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00230386

Canada, Ontario
University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2M9
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Health Network, Toronto
Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada
Principal Investigator: Michael Milosevic, MD Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00230386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UHN REB 03-0272-CE
First Submitted: September 28, 2005
First Posted: September 30, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2009
Last Verified: September 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases