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Combined Approach to Resection of Glioblastoma (GBM) by 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) and Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01208909
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2010 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 22, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:

In the treatment of glioblastoma (GBM) neurosurgical resection of the tumor is usually considered a a first step of effective therapy. Radical resection of the tumor is highly beneficial to the patient as measured in progression-free survival and overall survival. At the same time eloquent areas of the brain have to remain intact to preserve quality of life.

Both 5-ALA fluorescence and intraoperative MRI are used for intraoperative marking of tumor tissue and thereby to improve precision of GBM-Resection.

We now study whether the combination of 5-ALA fluorescence and intraoperative MRI increases the number of sites where tumor tissue can be detected.

- Trial with surgical intervention


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Glioblastoma Procedure: diagnostic 5-ALA and MRI for tumor resection

Detailed Description:
Precision of GBM-Resection Intraoperative marking of tumor tissue Combination of 5-ALA fluorescence and intraoperative MRI

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Combined Approach to GBM-resection by 5-ALA and Intraoperative MRI
Study Start Date : August 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2011



Intervention Details:
    Procedure: diagnostic 5-ALA and MRI for tumor resection
    diagnostic 5-ALA and MRI for tumor resection


Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
tumor samples for pathophysiology


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • patients with Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)
  • no other tumor types or metastases

Exclusion criteria:

  • Allergy against 5-ALA or Porphyrin
  • Porphyria
  • Pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01208909


Contacts
Contact: René L. Bernays, MD +41 (0)44 255 11 11

Locations
Switzerland
UniversitätsSpital Zürich Recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: René L Bernays, MD    +41 44 25 ext 5111      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Study Director: René L Bernays, MD UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich

Responsible Party: Dr. R. L. Bernays, University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01208909     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ZU-XYZ-002
First Posted: September 24, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 22, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glioblastoma
Astrocytoma
Glioma
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Aminolevulinic Acid
Photosensitizing Agents
Dermatologic Agents