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Bronchial Ultrasonography Via a Fibrescope: Pilot Study in Tumoral Disease

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Tours Identifier:
First received: October 14, 2005
Last updated: October 5, 2006
Last verified: May 2006

The exploration of neoplastic pulmonary pathology is based on computed tomography and bronchoscopy. This allows targeted samples of the identified lesions.

A new ultrasonographic method is proposed as a non invasive and non irradiating technic by using a dedicated probe easily introduced via the channel of the fibrescope, so as to complete the identification of peripheral lesions.

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Neoplasms Device: Dedicated ultrasonographic probe during bronchoscopy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bronchial Ultrasonography Via a Fibrescope: Pilot Study in Tumoral Disease

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Tours:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: March 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2006
Detailed Description:

The main objective of the study is to assess the ability of endobronchial ultrasonography to diagnose peripheral pulmonary lesions during the bronchoscopy and to correlate the abnormalities to computed tomography and/or histology.

The dedicated probe consist of a linear array of 2-3 mm in diameter connected to a commercial unit.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Assumed proximal neoplastic pulmonary pathology
  • Planned bronchoscopy and biopsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00241267

University Hospital of TOURS
Tours, France, 37044
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Tours
Principal Investigator: François TRANQUART, PR Centre d'Innovation Technologique
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00241267     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CT04-FT/ENDO
Study First Received: October 14, 2005
Last Updated: October 5, 2006

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Tours:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on August 23, 2017