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Sentinel Node With Ultrasound Contrast in Melanoma

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00370136
First Posted: August 30, 2006
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2008
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Information provided by:
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
  Purpose

The purpose is to evaluate,in 20 patients, if the sentinel node(s) in melanoma can be detected by lymph contrast ultrasound. In comparing the patients will also get lymph-scintigraphy and sentinel node detection wiht blue dye.

The goal is to improve the method for detecting sentinel node(s) in melanoma.


Condition Intervention
Malignant Melanoma Drug: ultrasound contrast

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Sentinel Node Diagnostics With Ultrasound Contrast in Melanoma

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: August 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Malignant melanoma on a extremity,
  • No spread of the cancer,
  • Patients over 18 years old,

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy,
  • Lactating,
  • Severe hart disease,
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00370136


Locations
Denmark
Copenhagen univercity hospital, Department of Radiology, section of ultrasound
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael B Nielsen, MDSc Department of Radiology, section ultrasound
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00370136     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: (KF)01288200
First Submitted: August 29, 2006
First Posted: August 30, 2006
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas