Trimodal Imaging Before Radiotherapy (TRIMODAL)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03897166|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : April 1, 2019
Last Update Posted : April 1, 2019
In oncology, personalized medicine is progressing by providing increasingly tumor- and patient-specific care. Thus, medical imaging allows precise morphological and functional characterization of the tumor by volume measurements, used in particular in radiotherapy to define the macroscopic tumor volume (GTV), and radiomic measurements that correspond to a recent concept of extraction of textural parameters and/or tumor shape (tumor heterogeneity, tumor invasiveness...). Precise characterization of the patient is also possible by anthropometric measurements (measurements of total muscle mass, visceral adipose tissue mass...) which can be important predictive and prognostic factors and which are generally estimated more accurately in imaging than by using mathematical formulas.
However, these measurements are partly dependent on the imaging acquisition mode (PET, CT or MRI). The volume measurements, and therefore the GTV, are thus different depending on the imaging used. Studying these differences is important because no single imaging technique encompasses all potential GTV regions but, on the other hand, a combination of anatomical and functional information could improve tumor delineation. Beyond this volume analysis, the extraction of radiomic characteristics seems very promising in radiotherapy with however many limitations to be overcome, linked in particular to the data acquisition mode. Concerning anthropometric measurements, CT and MRI have become essential techniques for precise anatomical quantification, particularly of lean mass, visceral adipose tissue or muscle mass, but automatic measurement techniques for these parameters have yet to be defined, particularly during CT or MRI acquisitions associated with PET for attenuation correction.
To identify useful volume, radiomic and anthropometric characteristics, medical imaging thus requires prospective cohorts of patients with comparable cancer histologies and standardized images acquired by different modalities (e. g. PET, CT or MRI) during the pre-treatment assessment before similar treatments.
The purpose of this study is to create a prospective cohort to study volume, radiomic and anthropometric characteristics by taking advantage of the recent installation of MRI in the medical imaging department of the Henri Becquerel Cancer Center (HBCC), Rouen, France, allowing PET/MRI to be performed and by taking advantage of the collaboration between the radiotherapy and medical imaging departments of the HBCC.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cancer||Device: Trimodality||Not Applicable|
The purpose of this study is to create a prospective cohort to study volume, radiomic and anthropometric characteristics. For that 60 patients will be included before treatment by radiotherapy.
Patients will benefit from a detailed pre-therapeutic imaging assessment with trimodal acquisitions (CT/MRI/PET with 18F-FDG) before radiotherapy and in radiotherapeutic position according to the "CRAI" (for "Centre Régional de thérapie Assistée par l'Imagerie") acquisition protocol, innovative in trimodality.
This initial imaging assessment will be supplemented by a whole-body biphoton absorptiometry which will be used as a reference examination for certain anthropometric parameters. This examination will be carried out at the Rouen University Hospital in the Rheumatology Department
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||Study of Volumetric, Radiomic and Anthropometric Characteristics in Trimodal Imaging (Positron Emission Tomography, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Before Radiotherapy|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 15, 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 15, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 15, 2021|
Experimental: Trimodality Imaging
Positron Emission Tomography coupled with Computed Tomography computed coupled with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and whole-body Biphoton Absorptiometry
Positron Emission Tomography coupled with Computed tomography and immediately followed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Difference of volumes estimated by geometric indices with the three techniques [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]The volumes studied will be defined for each imaging modality individually and in combination, taking into account several modalities at the same time
- Determination of methods to measure radiomics parameters [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]the comparison of the different parameters obtained with a study of intra-modality and inter-modality correlations with algorithm to compare trimodality with the reference techniques
- quality of the MRI PET attenuation correction: differences in SUVmax, SUVpeak and SUVmean [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]the calculation of differences in SUVmax, SUVpeak and SUVmean
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03897166
|Contact: Pierre Decazes, MDemail@example.com|
|Contact: Doriane Richard, PhDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Centre Henri Becquerel||Recruiting|
|Rouen, France, 76000|
|Contact: Pierre Decazes, Md +3376673059 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Pierre Decazes, MD||Centre Henri Becquerel|