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Treatment of Breast Fibroadenoma With High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01331954
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2018 by Theraclion.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2018
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Brief Summary:
Demonstrate the efficacy of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound in the treatment of the breast fibroadenoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Fibroadenoma Device: Ultrasonic ablation device Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Treatment of Breast Fibroadenoma With High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU): a Feasibility Study
Actual Study Start Date : March 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Ultrasound

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: HIFU Device: Ultrasonic ablation device
One or two HIFU procedures
Other Name: TH-One

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reduction of breast fibroadenoma volume at ultrasonography [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

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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:

  • One breast fibroadenoma with diagnosis based on:

    • Clinical examination
    • Ultrasound image
    • For women older than 35 years: mammogram with BI-RADS score < 3
    • Histologic confirmation by two independent readers
  • Fibroadenoma size between 1 cm and 3 cm at its largest dimension (measured by ultrasound)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient pregnant or lactating
  • Bi-RADS score > 2 at the mammogram, or microcalcifications within the lesion.
  • History of breast cancer or history of laser or radiation therapy to the target breast
  • Breast implants
  • Breast cyst
  • Fibroadenoma not clearly visible on the ultrasound images (in B mode)
  • Patient participating in other trials using drugs or devices

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01331954

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University Hospital of Endocrinology (USBALE) "Acad. Ivan Penchev"
Sofia, Bulgaria, 1431
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Roussanka Kovatcheva, M University Hospital of Endocrinology (USBALE) "Acad. Ivan Penchev"
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Responsible Party: Theraclion Identifier: NCT01331954    
Other Study ID Numbers: HIFU/BG/FA/Jan2011
First Posted: April 8, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neoplasms, Fibroepithelial
Neoplasms, Fibrous Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial