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A Non-Randomized Study to Evaluate Leg Lymphatic Drainage Associated With Surgical Intervention for Vulvar Cancer

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01321697
First Posted: March 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Arkansas
  Purpose
This will be a non-blinded, non-randomized study to further our knowledge of and experience with lymph node surgery. The investigators are interested in documenting and reporting the variations in leg lymphatic drainage sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) with inguinal-femoral lymph node dissection (IFLND). The study will be open at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dr. Pamela Stone, Dr.Alexander Burnett, and Dr. Juan Roman will be responsible for accruing subjects to this study. It will be open to all patients presenting to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute with vulvar cancer requiring lymph node evaluation for the ipsilateral and/or contralateral groin who have not had prior groin surgery or radiation to the groins. Patients must meet inclusion and exclusion criteria to be enrolled.

Condition Intervention
Vulvar Cancer Procedure: Routine Leg edema and groin dissection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Arkansas:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Successful Identification of Vulvar Sentinel Lymph Nodes Via Gamma Probe. [ Time Frame: at time of surgery ]

Enrollment: 7
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Vulvar Cancer Procedure: Routine Leg edema and groin dissection
The investigators will be documenting and reporting the variations in leg lymphatic drainage sentinel lymph node biopsy with inguinal-femoral lymph node dissection.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Gynecology Oncology Clinic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female patients 18-100 years of age.
  • All races and ethnicities.
  • Being seen in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute for vulvar cancer requiring lymph node evaluation for the ipsilateral or contralateral groin.
  • Willing participation following informed consent process.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Has not had prior groin surgery or radiation to the groins.
  • Any condition the PI or study physician determines that will put the subject at risk during the procedure.
  • Allergy to blue dye used in lymphatic identification.
  • Pregnant or breast feeding.
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Arkansas
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Arkansas
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Arkansas
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01321697     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 110583
First Submitted: March 22, 2011
First Posted: March 23, 2011
Results First Submitted: June 10, 2013
Results First Posted: August 27, 2013
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013

Keywords provided by University of Arkansas:
Being seen in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute for vulvar
cancer requiring lymph node evaluation for the ipsilateral or contralateral
groin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vulvar Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Vulvar Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female