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Pilot Study: 3-D Reconstruction of CT Scan Images in the Evaluation of Non-Specific Pulmonary Nodules


N/A
18 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Undiagnosed Pulmonary Nodules, Lung Nodules

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Trial Information

Pilot Study: 3-D Reconstruction of CT Scan Images in the Evaluation of Non-Specific Pulmonary Nodules


Inclusion Criteria:



- Referral to the pulmonary or thoracic surgery service for undiagnosed pulmonary
nodules.

- History of smoking exceeding 10 pack-years (pack year defined as number of packs of
cigarettes per day multiplied by the number of years smoked).

- Age >18

- Nodule size 5 to 15 mm in diameter.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Clinical indication for immediate biopsy via bronchoscopy, fine needle aspiration, or
video-assisted thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

- Active lung cancer or metastasis to the lung.

- Contraindication to needle biopsy.

- Pneumonectomy

- Need for supplemental oxygen.

- Radiation pneumonitis

- Interstitial lung disease.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

To collect preliminary data regarding the comparative sensitivity and specificity of conventional CT scan and three-dimensional CT for detecting the growth of nonspecific pulmonary nodules.

Outcome Time Frame:

conclusion of the study

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Marc Feinstein, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

03-039

NCT ID:

NCT00613041

Start Date:

April 2003

Completion Date:

August 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Undiagnosed Pulmonary Nodules
  • Lung Nodules
  • Lung Neoplasms

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021