Retrospective Study of Positive Biopsy Specimens on Patients Undergoing a Prostatectomy

This study has been completed.
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William Beaumont Hospitals Identifier:
First received: August 8, 2007
Last updated: May 4, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
This is a review of prostate biopsy specimens which show capsular penetration or positive surgical margins. Patients had surgery performed at William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak, Michigan.

Prostate Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Do Positive Lateral Biopsy Cores on TRUS Directed Biopsies Predict Capsular Penetration and Positive Surgical Margins?

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Further study details as provided by William Beaumont Hospitals:

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: July 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Prostate specimens with positive surgical margins.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Males having undergone surgery for prostate cancer at William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak, Michigan

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males having undergone surgery for prostate cancer at William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak, Michigan
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00513721

United States, Michigan
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States, 48073
Sponsors and Collaborators
William Beaumont Hospitals
Principal Investigator: Fadi Eliya, MD William Beaumont Hospitals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kenneth Peters, William Beaumont Hospital Identifier: NCT00513721     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E2007-087 
Study First Received: August 8, 2007
Last Updated: May 4, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by William Beaumont Hospitals:
prostate cancer
surgical margins
gleason score
positive lateral biopsies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Neoplasms by Site
Prostatic Diseases
Urogenital Neoplasms processed this record on May 26, 2016