Multihance Versus Magnevist in Breast MRI (DETECT)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 14, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 15, 2010
Information provided by:
Bracco Diagnostics, Inc

Brief Summary:
To show if one MRI contrast agent is better than another one in the diagnosis of malignant breast lesions compared to histopathology

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Drug: Multihance Drug: Magnevist Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 130 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Phase III Multicenter Double-Blind, Randomized, Crossover Study to Compare MultiHance With Magnevist in Contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Breast
Study Start Date : July 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2009

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Intervention Details:
    Drug: Multihance
    0.5 Molar at a single dose injection
    Drug: Magnevist
    0.5M at a single dose injection

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sensitivity in diagnosing breast lesions compared to histopathology results [ Time Frame: up to 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sensitivity, specificity, accuracy, PPV and NPV at region, breast and patient levels [ Time Frame: up to 6 months ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provides written informed consent
  • Female
  • Age 18 years or older
  • Suspicious or known breast lesion based on results from mammography or ultrasound
  • Planned to undergo histological diagnosis of breast lesion by having a non surgical biopsy or breast surgery within 30 days after the MRI exam

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Body weight > 100 kg
  • Pregnant or lactating
  • Server or end-stage organ failure
  • Moderate to severe renal impairment
  • Undergoing radiotherapy or completed radiotherapy in the last 18 months
  • Chemotherapy within 6 months of the 1st MRI exam

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00486473

Rome, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bracco Diagnostics, Inc
Study Director: Gianpaolo Pirovano, MD Bracco Dianostics, Inc.