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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00651222
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 2, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 2, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Prostate Cancer Cardiovascular Death Other: No intervention was required

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
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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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1
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


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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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
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Deceased anytime after prostate brachytherapy treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients whose cause of death was unable to be determined
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00651222     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MI-PB
First Posted: April 2, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 2, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Male
Prostatic Diseases