The Value of Preoperative Dynamic Lymphscintigraphy and Ultrasoundscanning, Eventually With FNA, for Identification of Malignant Sentinel Node(s) in Patients With Melanoma

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Trine-Lise Lambine, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2012
Last updated: August 31, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
The goal with this study is to evaluate the value of dynamic lymphscintigraphy and ultrasoundscanning preoperative in patients with melanomas.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: FNA (fine needle aspiration)

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Study Start Date: September 2012
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ultrasound, dynamic lymphscintigraphy Procedure: FNA (fine needle aspiration)


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

Inclusion Criteria:

Histologically verified melanomas, at least 1 mm thickness, or thinner melanomas with ulceration and/or Clarks level IV-V and/or mitoserate at least 1/mm2.

Exclusion Criteria:

Other malignant illness Known local, regional or non-regional metastasis on the time of diagnonsis Comorbidity which contraindicate lymphnoderemoval Age less than 18 yrs

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01677975

Ultrasounddepartment 4123, Rigshospitalet
Blegdamsvej 9, København Ø, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
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Responsible Party: Trine-Lise Lambine, afdelingslæge, Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier: NCT01677975     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Ultrasound in melanomas 
Study First Received: August 30, 2012
Last Updated: August 31, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: Rigshospitalet
Denmark: The Danish Scientific Ethical Committee (De Videnskabsetiske Komiteer for Region Hovedstaden)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Nevi and Melanomas processed this record on February 04, 2016