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Assessment of Suspected Intracranial Malignancy Using 3'-Deoxy-3'18 F-flourothymidine PET

This study has been terminated.
(Study closed by institutional review board)
Midwest Medical Isotopes
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jennifer Holter, University of Oklahoma Identifier:
First received: October 17, 2008
Last updated: May 12, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
The primary objective of this study is to detect and quantify tumor cells of high grade malignant gliomas and metastatic brain lesions both before and after initial surgical resection in a cohort of newly diagnosed patients.

Condition Intervention
Brain Tumor
Procedure: FLT-PET scan

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Assessment of Suspected Intracranial Malignancy Using 3'-Deoxy-3'18 F-fluorothymidine Positron Emission Tomography

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Further study details as provided by Jennifer Holter, University of Oklahoma:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Tissue from brain tumor

Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Brain tumor FLT-PET
Those diagnosed with a brain tumor and are to undergo surgery
Procedure: FLT-PET scan
Imaging test

Detailed Description:
In this study, 35 patients will be selected to undergoing sequential imaging with FLT-PET. Prior to surgical resection, patients will undergo a preliminary FLT-PET. Additional FLT scans for a maximum of four scans.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Subjects diagnosed with a brain tumor and to undergo surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Women must not be pregnant or breast feeding
  • Histologic or strong radiologic suspicion of high grade malignant glioma or ogliometastatic tumor(s)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • May not have received previous therapy for their malignancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00775320

United States, Oklahoma
University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Oklahoma
Midwest Medical Isotopes
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Holter, MD Assistant Professor
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jennifer Holter, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma Identifier: NCT00775320     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FLT- Brain Study
Study First Received: October 17, 2008
Last Updated: May 12, 2016

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Brain scan processed this record on May 25, 2017