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Multi Center Study to Obtain Bladder Tissue Specimens From Patients Undergoing Transurethral Resection Biopsy Procedure

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00615043
First Posted: February 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 22, 2010
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Information provided by:
Tengion
  Purpose
The objective of the study is to obtain bladder tissue specimens from patients otherwise undergoing cystoscopy for use in research at Tengion, Inc.

Condition Intervention
Bladder Disease Procedure: Bladder biopsy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multi Center Study to Obtain Bladder Tissue Specimens From Subjects Undergoing Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT) or Other Transurethral Biopsy Procedures

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Further study details as provided by Tengion:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of bladder tissue from patients undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumor or other transurethral biopsy procedure [ Time Frame: ongoing throughout study ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Tissue

Enrollment: 6
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
TURBT group
Subjects undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumor or other transurethral biopsy procedure who agree to provide bladder tissue specimens
Procedure: Bladder biopsy
provision of bladder tissue via cystoscopic biopsy during planned TURBT

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients otherwise undergoing TURBT
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects 18-90 years and undergoing TURBT
  • Willing and able to give signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known active infection
  • Known colonization with MRSA or VRE
  • Receipt of blood or blood products for transfusion during the previous 3 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00615043


Locations
United States, Alabama
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tengion
Investigators
Study Director: Sunita Sheth, MD Tengion, Inc
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sunita Sheth, MD Chief Medical Officer, Tengion, Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00615043     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TNG-CL007
First Submitted: February 1, 2008
First Posted: February 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 22, 2010
Last Verified: December 2010

Keywords provided by Tengion:
Transurethral resection of bladder tumor
TURBT

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases