Sentinel Node With Ultrasound Contrast in Melanoma

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 30, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 18, 2008
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Brief Summary:

The purpose is to evaluate,in 20 patients, if the sentinel node(s) in melanoma can be detected by lymph contrast ultrasound. In comparing the patients will also get lymph-scintigraphy and sentinel node detection wiht blue dye.

The goal is to improve the method for detecting sentinel node(s) in melanoma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Malignant Melanoma Drug: ultrasound contrast Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Sentinel Node Diagnostics With Ultrasound Contrast in Melanoma
Study Start Date : August 2006
Primary Completion Date : March 2008
Study Completion Date : April 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Melanoma Ultrasound

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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:

  • Malignant melanoma on a extremity,
  • No spread of the cancer,
  • Patients over 18 years old,

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy,
  • Lactating,
  • Severe hart disease,

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00370136

Copenhagen univercity hospital, Department of Radiology, section of ultrasound
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Principal Investigator: Michael B Nielsen, MDSc Department of Radiology, section ultrasound Identifier: NCT00370136     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: (KF)01288200
First Posted: August 30, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas