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Comparison of 20-core Versus 12-core Prostate Biopsy Diagnostic Performance in the Detection of Prostate Cancer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00992615
First Posted: October 9, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2012
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Information provided by:
Poitiers University Hospital
  Purpose
The optimal number of prostate cores extracted during a prostate biopsy performed because of a suspected prostate cancer is still debated. The present consensus is to sample 12 cores. However, recent data published in the literature brought arguments in favour of a higher number, probably 20. This would have the advantages of decreasing the false negatives and the re-biopsy rate.

Condition Intervention
Prostate Cancer Procedure: prostate biopsy

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Comparison of 20-core vs 12-core Prostate Biopsy Diagnostic Performance in the Detection of Prostate Cancer

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Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 20 cores Procedure: prostate biopsy
prostate cores - 12 or 20
Active Comparator: arm 12 cores Procedure: prostate biopsy
prostate cores - 12 or 20

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients older than 18
  • Patients with a PSA value between 3 et 20 ng/ml
  • Obtained informed consent
  • Patients able to comply with the study protocol
  • Patients covered by a social insurance

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
France
service d'Urologie - CHU de Poitiers - 2 rue de la Milétrie
Poitiers, France, 86021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Poitiers University Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00992615     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BP20-12
First Submitted: October 8, 2009
First Posted: October 9, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2012
Last Verified: November 2009

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