Comparison Between ex Vivo and in Vivo Injection of Blue Dye in Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping for Colon Cancer

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2008 by Chung-Ang University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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First received: April 2, 2008
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Last verified: April 2008
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The technique of sentinel lymph node mapping in patients with colon cancer varies among reports, and the optimal method remain to be established. The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal injection technique for sentinel lymph node mapping for colon cancer.

Condition Intervention
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Colon Cancer
Procedure: Intraoperative injection (in vivo)
Procedure: Postoperative injection (ex vivo)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Official Title: Comparison Between ex Vivo and in Vivo Injection of Blue Dye in Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping for Colon Cancer

Further study details as provided by Chung-Ang University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Accuracy & sensitivity of sentinel lymph node mapping [ Time Frame: After confirmed pathological report ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
In vivo injection group
Procedure: Intraoperative injection (in vivo)
Intraoperative injection
Ex vivo injection group
Procedure: Postoperative injection (ex vivo)
postoperative injection


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stage I - III colon cancer patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cancer located at the low rectum which were located within 10 cm of the dentate, recurrent or metastatic colon carcinoma, adjacent organ invasion tumor, prior chemotherapy or radiation, cancer with intestinal obstruction, past intestinal surgery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00654342

Contact: In-Taik Chang, M.D., Ph.D. 82-2-6299-1562
Contact: Jun Seok Park, M.D. 82-2-6299-1548

Korea, Republic of
Department of Surgery, Chung-Ang university Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 156-755
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chung-Ang University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Department of Surgery, colleage of medicine,, Chung-Ang University Hospital Identifier: NCT00654342     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: caugs_01 
Study First Received: April 2, 2008
Last Updated: April 2, 2008
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Chung-Ang University:
Sentinel lymph node-colon cancer processed this record on May 25, 2016