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A Prospective Study to Evaluate MRI Guided Biopsy Compared With Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Biopsy of the Prostate in Men With Increased PSA Values

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01553838
First Posted: March 14, 2012
Last Update Posted: August 19, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether MRI guided prostate biopsy achieves higher prostate cancer detection rates compared with transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy in patients with increased PSA values > 4.0 ng/ml.

Condition Intervention
Prostate Cancer Device: MRI guided prostate biopsy and TRUS guided biopsy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Prospective Study to Evaluate MRI Guided Biopsy Compared With Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Biopsy of the Prostate in Men With Increased PSA Values

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Further study details as provided by Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prostate cancer detection rate [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants with Adverse Events as a measure of Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Enrollment: 185
Study Start Date: January 2012
Study Completion Date: October 2013
Primary Completion Date: October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Sequentially MRI guided and TRUS guided biopsy
Targeted MRI guided biopsy according to findings in a multiparametric MRI followed by transrectal guided biopsy
Device: MRI guided prostate biopsy and TRUS guided biopsy
MRI guided prostate biopsy

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PSA > 4.0 ng/ml
  • written informed consent
  • age >18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with prostate cancer
  • patients with prior prostate biopsy
  • patients with contraindications against MRI or biopsy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01553838


Locations
Germany
Department of Urology
Duesseldorf, Germany, 40225
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christian Arsov, MD Department of Urology, University of Duesseldorf
  More Information

Responsible Party: Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01553838     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 002
First Submitted: March 1, 2012
First Posted: March 14, 2012
Last Update Posted: August 19, 2014
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf:
prostate biopsy
MRI guided biopsy
TRUS guided biopsy