Diode Laser Treatment of Bladder Tumors

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 14, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 31, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gregers Gautier Hermann, University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg

Brief Summary:

Laser treatment of pTa low grade bladder tumours in the outpatient department

Number of Subjects/Centres Planned: 20 patients will be included in this study. The study will be performed at Department of Urology, Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Primary Objective: To show that small pTa bladder tumours safely can be removed with diode laser in an outpatient department Secondary Objective: To evaluate the patients experience with the laser treatment using QOL questionaires (symptom evaluation) and Visual Analog Scale Score (pain evaluation).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bladder Cancer Procedure: Laser treatment Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 21 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Diode Laser Treatment of Pta Low Grade Bladder Tumors in the Outpatient Department.
Study Start Date : November 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 1, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : March 1, 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bladder Cancer

Arm Intervention/treatment
Laser treatment
Intervention is diode laser treatment of bladder cancer through a cystoscope without sedation of the patient.
Procedure: Laser treatment
Intervention is diode laser treatment of bladder cancer through a cystoscope in the outpatient department

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tumour clearance [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    No bladder tumor tissue in biopsies obtained from areas where a bladder tumor one month earlier has been removed by use of diode laser.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Recurrence of pTa low grade urothelial bladder tumor
  • Tumor < 1.5 cm
  • < 6 tumors

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with porphyria
  • Known hypersensitivity to Hexvix® or porphyrins
  • Use of any anticoagulants
  • Macroscopic hematuria
  • Pregnant or breast feeding women
  • Expected poor compliance
  • Patients < 18 years
  • Patients who do not read or understand Danish

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02738827

Urological department, Frederiksberg Hospital
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gregers Gautier Hermann
Principal Investigator: Gregers G Hermann, MD Dept Urology, Herlev/Gentofte hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Responsible Party: Gregers Gautier Hermann, consultant urologist, University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Identifier: NCT02738827     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: URU05
First Posted: April 14, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 31, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases