Cost-effectiveness of FDG-PET

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 21, 2011
Netherlands: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Juliano Julio Cerci, University of Sao Paulo

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of cost-effectiveness of FDG-PET for the public health system in Brazil.

Condition or disease
Oncologic Patients

Detailed Description:
To provide detailed information about cost and effectiveness of FDG-PET in multiple oncological diseases, such as Lymphoma, lung cancer and esophageal cancer.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 500 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Estudo de Custo-efetividade Para o Sistema único de Saúde - SUS Sobre o Exame de Metabolismo de Glicose Marcada Com Flúor-18 Pela Tomografia de emissão de pósitron-PET
Study Start Date : June 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2011

oncologic patients
initial staging

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
500 oncologic patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other malignancy
  • Uncontrolled Diabetes
  • Pregnancy

Responsible Party: Juliano Julio Cerci, Pesquisador executante, University of Sao Paulo Identifier: NCT01438164     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: USP0460/05
First Posted: September 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 21, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Keywords provided by Juliano Julio Cerci, University of Sao Paulo:
Evaluate the cost impact in the evaluation of oncologic patients.