18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT for Imaging NET Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04207762|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : December 23, 2019
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2020
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are generally slow growing, but some can be aggressive and resistant to treatment. Compared to healthy cells, the surface of these tumor cells has a greater number of special molecules called somatostatin receptors (SSTR). Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy and conventional imaging are used to detect NETs.
This study proposes 18F-AmBF3-TATE positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is superior to current imaging techniques. The goal is to evaluate the biodistribution and safety of 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT for neuroendocrine tumour imaging.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Neuroendocrine Tumors||Diagnostic Test: 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT Diagnostic Test: Routine blood draw|
Each subject will have a PET/CT scan using 18F-AmBF3-TATE. The 18F-AmBF3-TATE radioactive tracer is manufactured for this study under a Clinical Trial Application filed with Health Canada.
After providing informed written consent subjects will complete a medical history questionnaire.
Monitoring of adverse events There will be short-term evaluation of adverse events by comparison of vital signs before and after administration of 18F-AmBF3-TATE . Eighteen to seventy-two hours after 18F-AmBF3-TATE administration the participant will return to the imaging department to perform a follow up safety assessment and routine blood draw. The study coordinator will ask the participant if they have experienced any adverse events during that time period and complete the adverse event questionnaire.
The following information will be collected up to 12 months following the PET/CT scans:
Initiation of a new treatment, Laboratory results and pathology reports, Results of imaging studies, Final clinical diagnosis by physician and relevant clinical notes. The study is expected to take up to 1 year for accrual.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||10 participants|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of the Safety and Sensitivity of 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT for Imaging NET Patients|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||April 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2024|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 2025|
PET/CT Diagnostic Imaging
Each subject will have a PET/CT scan, using 18F-AmBF3-TATE. 18F-AmBF3-TATE radioactive tracer is manufactured for this study under a Clinical Trial Application filed with Health Canada.
Diagnostic Test: 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT
Blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation levels and EKG monitoring (vital signs) will be recorded prior to the injection and at three other stages of the scan visit. Each study subject will have an intravenous catheter inserted. Prior to the radiotracer injection an ultra low dose CT will be taken. Subjects are positioned supine, arms down. The subject will receive a bolus intravenous dose of the radiotracer from an approved study supplier site. A Dynamic PET scan will be taken of the heart. Then a serial whole body PET scan will be done. Vital signs will be taken again and the subject will have a bathroom break. The patient will return to the scanner bed for a standard low dose CT and whole body PET scan. Vital signs will be taken again, and subject will be allowed to use the washroom again. The subject will return to the scanner bed for the final time for an ultra low dose CT and whole body PET scan. A final set of vitals will be taken and the subject will be discharged.
Diagnostic Test: Routine blood draw
Complete blood counts and routine clinical chemistry performed before and repeated within 18-72 hours after [18F]AmBF3-TATE administration.
- Biodistribution of 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT in human subjects [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Measurement of radiotracer uptake at multiple time points following radiotracer injection. Calculation of radiation dosimetry using OLINDA 2.0 methodology. Determination of tumour uptake in terms of standardized uptake values and tumour/blood, tumour/liver and tumour/lung ratios (descriptive analysis). For accuracy determination, it is anticipated that only a subset of participants may have a complete gold standard for the determination of accuracy. The sensitivity, specificity and accuracy (along with the confidence interval) of 18F-AMBF3-TATE will be calculated for patients with an available gold standard. The proportion of participants with a complete gold standard is not yet known for this study.
- Number of participants with 18F-AmBF3-TATE - related adverse events as assessed by abnormal vital sign measurement. [ Time Frame: Before injection, 1 hours post injection, 2 hours post injection and 2.5 hours post injection ]Vital signs (blood pressure, heart rate and pulse oximetry) will be measured at four time points. All values that fall outside of the normal parameters will be assessed by a physician and reported as an adverse event.
- Number of participants with self-reported 18F-AmBF3-TATE -related adverse event [ Time Frame: 18-72 hours ]Patients will return to the department 18-72 hours after the 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT scan to see if they experienced any adverse events. These are recorded and evaluated for severity and likelihood they are related to the study drug. All adverse events will be recorded and summarized in the final report.
- Total number of lesions per anatomic location identified by 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT [ Time Frame: 1 year ]All lesions will be tabulated and classified by compartment (pancreas, liver, bowel, lung and mediastinum, abdomen and retroperitoneal lymph nodes, bone, other) for all imaging that has been done for that subject. A total number of lesions will be calculated and a proportion of lesions detected will be reported and will be compared by calculating the median and its confidence interval. This will assess the biodistribution of 18F-AmBF3-TATE PET/CT.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04207762
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|Canada, British Columbia|
|Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 4E6|