Earlier Breast Cancer Detection Using Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound With Mammography, Including Cost Comparisons
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00649337|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2008 by SonoCine, Inc..
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : April 1, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 1, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Breast Neoplasms Ultrasonography||Procedure: Comparison of Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound Screening with Blinded Screening Mammography||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||4650 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Earlier Breast Cancer Detection Using Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound With Screening Mammography, Including Cost Comparisons|
|Study Start Date :||January 2003|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 2008|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 2010|
Adjunct screening with sonocine
Procedure: Comparison of Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound Screening with Blinded Screening Mammography
AWBU is a computer-based system for performing and recording ultrasound scans of the whole breast. The transducer of any suitable high-resolution compound ultrasound equipment is attached to a mechanical arm guided by computer, and images are acquired in longitudinal rows, overlapping to assure complete coverage. The mechanical arm controls transducer speed and position, with a technician maintaining appropriate contact pressure and orientation vertical to the skin. Approximately 150-300 images per row are immediately displayed on the AWBU monitor, then permanently stored.
The AWBU software creates a continuous ciné loop of the images, creating the appearance of real-time scanning. With spatial registration, any point on an image can be identified as a distance from the nipple in a specific radius. Image review is optimized by playback on a high-resolution monitor to allow compressed image size, 3-D reconstruction, and adjustment of contrast, brightness and review speed.
- Numbers of breast cancers detected [ Time Frame: One year after sonocine screening ]
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|Contact: Kevin M Kelly, M.D.||email@example.com|
|United States, California|
|Huntington Memorial Hospital/Hill Breast Center||Recruiting|
|Pasadena, California, United States, 91105|
|Contact: Karen Esser|
|Principal Investigator:||Kevin M. Kelly, M.D.||SonoCine, Inc.|