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Influence of Hormone Therapy on Heart Attack Incidence in Men Undergoing Prostate Brachytherapy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago Identifier:
First received: March 31, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2008
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to review cause of death in patients undergoing prostate brachytherapy at a single institution. Furthermore, we are analyzing patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy and whether or not this contributed to cardiovascular deaths, specifically myocardial infarction.

Condition Intervention
Prostate Cancer
Cardiovascular Death
Other: No intervention was required

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Influence of Androgen Suppression Therapy for Prostate Cancer on the Timing and Onset of Fatal Myocardial Infarctions in Men Undergoing Prostate Brachytherapy

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Further study details as provided by Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago:

Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
All deceased patients who underwent brachytherapy at Chicago Prostate Center between 10/14/1997 and 6/15/2007
Other: No intervention was required
Death records were reviewed, therefore, there was no intervention
Other Name: Death records were reviewed, therefore, there was no intervention


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Prostate cancer patients treated with prostate brachytherapy at an ambulatory surgery center

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Deceased anytime after prostate brachytherapy treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients whose cause of death was unable to be determined
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00651222

United States, Illinois
Chicago Prostate Center
Westmont, Illinois, United States, 60559
Sponsors and Collaborators
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago
  More Information

Responsible Party: Brian J. Moran, MD, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago Identifier: NCT00651222     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MI-PB
Study First Received: March 31, 2008
Last Updated: March 31, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017