ICE-SENSE™ Cryotherapy for Breast Fibroadenoma Trial (ICE-CRYSTAL)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
IceCure Medical Ltd.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the Ice-Sense, a novel cryotherapy system (a system that freezes tissues), is safe and effective in the treatment of benign breast tumors such as fibroadenoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fibroadenoma Device: Ice-Sense Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 54 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Safety and Feasibility of the ICE-SENSE™, a Cryotherapy Device for Office-based Ultrasound-guided Treatment of Breast Fibroadenoma
Study Start Date : April 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Breast Fibroadenoma Device: Ice-Sense
Ice-Sense Cryoprobe

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. engulfment of the tumor by the ice-ball as seen under ultrasound imaging [ Time Frame: during the procedure ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. any device related adverse events or complications that may occur [ Time Frame: one year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is above 18 years old.
  • Patient has breast fibroadenoma, proven by biopsy (Core Biopsy).
  • Patient's fibroadenoma can be visualized with ultrasound.
  • Patient's fibroadenoma size is between 0.5cm and 3cm at its largest dimension.
  • Patient is able to visit the clinic as needed during the 12-month follow-up period following the cryoablation procedure.
  • The patient has been informed of the study and agrees to its provisions, and has signed an IRB/EC approved written informed consent, including data privacy authorization.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with history of breast cancer.
  • Women with known pregnancy.
  • Patients with superficial fibroadenoma very close to the skin.
  • Patient has undergone major surgery within the previous 12 weeks.
  • Patients with any terminal illness, or with a life expectancy <2 year.
  • Patients carrying contagious diseases such as Tuberculosis Hepatitis or AIDS.
  • Patient participating in other trials using drugs or devices.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00910312

Czech Republic
Oncogynecological Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic, 128 00
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Tuebingen
Tübingen, Germany
Assuta medical centers
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
IceCure Medical Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Rafi Klein, Dr.

Responsible Party: IceCure Medical Ltd. Identifier: NCT00910312     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AM-03
version 5.0
First Posted: May 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 22, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms, Fibroepithelial
Neoplasms, Fibrous Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial