22-G-Procore Needle for the Diagnosis of SETs of the Upper GI Tract (PRO-SET)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2012 by Technische Universität München.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 14, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 14, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Technische Universität München

Brief Summary:
The goal of this prospective study is to evaluate the feasibility of the 22-G Core Biopsy Needle with reverse bevel (Procore TM) in biopsy sampling of subepithelial tumors of the upper gastrointestinal tract.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Subepithelial Tumors of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Device: 22-G Procore Needle Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Biopsy of Subepithelial Tumors of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Using the 22-G-Procore Needle
Study Start Date : September 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 22-G Procore Needle Device: 22-G Procore Needle

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. diagnostic yield [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Number of patients with adequate tissue sample (which allows definitive diagnosis)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patient age 18 years and older
  2. All patients with subepithelial tumors of the upper GI tract (maximum size: 3 cm)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Unable to obtain informed consent
  2. ASA class 4 or 5
  3. known pregnancy
  4. contraindication endoscopy
  5. contraindication for taking biopsies

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01726010

Klinikum rechts der Isar Recruiting
München, Bavaria, Germany, 81675
Contact: Stefan von Delius, MD   
Contact: Christoph Schlag, MD   
Principal Investigator: Stefan von Delius, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Christoph Schlag, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Gregor Weirich, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität München

Responsible Party: Technische Universität München Identifier: NCT01726010     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 102012
First Posted: November 14, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012