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Prostate Volume Changes Following Prostate Brachytherapy With Iodine-125 Seeds

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00348465
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2008
Information provided by:
New York Methodist Hospital

Brief Summary:
The size of the prostate changes due to insertion of the radioactive seeds. We will measure the prostate size, before and after the procedure.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Prostate Cancer Procedure: Brachytherapy with Iodine-125 seeds

Detailed Description:
The prostate size will be measured using the TRUS and CT scan on days -1, 0, 1, 9, 30, and 60 days after the brachytherapy procedure.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 29 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Observational Study to Evaluate the Changes in Prostate Volume Over Time With The Use of Transrectal Ultrasound and Computed Tomography Following Permanent Prostate Brachytherapy With Iodine-125 Seeds.
Study Start Date : May 2006
Study Completion Date : March 2008

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Drug Information available for: Iodine
U.S. FDA Resources

Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Brachytherapy with Iodine-125 seeds
    Brachytherapy of the prostate, and measurements of the prostate volume using CT scan and TURS
    Other Name: Prostate Volume over time

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Prostate Cancer patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pathologically confirmed diagnosis of prostate cancer
  • T1-3 disease
  • PSA <20 ng/ml
  • Patient must sign a study-specific informed consent prior to enrollment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients ineligible to brachytherapy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00348465

Sponsors and Collaborators
New York Methodist Hospital
Study Chair: Hani Ashamalla, MD, FCCP New York Methodist Hospital
Principal Investigator: Ewa Bieniek, MD NY Methodist Hospital

Responsible Party: New York Methodist Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00348465     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NYM-353
First Posted: July 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 22, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by New York Methodist Hospital:
Prostate volume

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Trace Elements
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs