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Fiber-Optic Confocal Microscopy of the Urinary Tract Histopathology

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2008 by Stanford University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Mauna Kea Technologies
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First received: December 2, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2008
History: No changes posted
The goal of the study is to develop a novel approach to obtain real time optical biopsy of urinary tract pathology (e.g., bladder tumors) during urinary tract endoscopy using a novel fibered confocal microscope.

Condition Intervention
Bladder Cancer Device: Fibered confocal microscope

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Fiber-Optic Confocal Microscopy of the Urinary Tract Histopathology

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: September 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2009

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Inclusion Criteria:Research subjects with suspected urinary tract pathology (e.g., bladder tumors) who are scheduled to undergo cystoscopy with possible excisional biopsy (e.g. transurethral resection of bladder tumor) in the operating room.
 Exclusion Criteria:History of hypersensitivity to fluorescein; active urinary tract infection; pregnant; currently breast feeding;
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00801762

Contact: Jospeh C Liao, M.D. (650) 852-3284

United States, California
VA Palo Alto Health Care System Recruiting
Palo Alto, California, United States, 94304
Contact: Jospeh C Liao, M.D.    650-852-3284   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Mauna Kea Technologies
Principal Investigator: Joseph C. Liao Stanford University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00801762     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SU-10142008-1319
Study First Received: December 2, 2008
Last Updated: December 2, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017