Endoscopic Multispectral Imaging for the Early Detection of Barrett's Neoplasia

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2014 by Anandasabapathy, Sharmila, M.D.
William Marsh Rice University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anandasabapathy, Sharmila, M.D.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 28, 2011
Last updated: June 25, 2014
Last verified: June 2014
The overall objective of this pilot study is to determine whether multispectral imaging increases the diagnostic accuracy of the current standard of high-definition white-light endoscopy for the detection of Barrett's-associated neoplasia (high grade dysplasia or cancer). The investigators goal is to develop a multispectral endoscopic platform that can be used to survey a large surface area and, potentially, serve as a 'red flag' for microendoscopic imaging of small areas. The goal of this pilot study is to preliminarily determine the accuracy of these modalities during the endoscopic surveillance of Barrett's esophagus.

Condition Intervention Phase
Barrett's Esophagus
Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Drug: proflavine
Phase 0

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Endoscopic Multispectral Imaging for the Early Detection of Barrett's Neoplasia

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Further study details as provided by Anandasabapathy, Sharmila, M.D.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to determine whether tissue is neoplastic or non-neoplastic [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: August 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: treatment
fluorescent imaging with proflavine
Drug: proflavine
2-6 ml of 0.01% proflavine


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • known or suspected barrett's esophagus with intraepithelial neoplasia(HGD/cancer)

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01384864

United States, New York
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10029
Contact: Susana Gonzalez, MD    212-241-7535    susana.gonzalez@mssm.edu   
Contact: josephine Mitcham    212-824-7837    josephine.mitcham@mountsinia.org   
Principal Investigator: Susana Gonzalez, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Anandasabapathy, Sharmila, M.D.
William Marsh Rice University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Anandasabapathy, Sharmila, M.D.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01384864     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GCO# 09-0696 Project 3
Study First Received: June 28, 2011
Last Updated: June 25, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Anandasabapathy, Sharmila, M.D.:
barrett's esophagus
intraepithelial neoplasia
cross polarized reflectance examination
vital-dye enhanced fluorescence examination

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Barrett Esophagus
Carcinoma in Situ
Digestive System Abnormalities
Digestive System Diseases
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

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