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Photoacoustic Imaging (PAI) of the Prostate: A Clinical Feasibility Study


N/A
18 Years
80 Years
Not Enrolling
Male
Prostate Cancer

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Trial Information

Photoacoustic Imaging (PAI) of the Prostate: A Clinical Feasibility Study


Inclusion Criteria:



- Consent signed

- Male >= 18 and <= 80 years of age

- Choose to proceed with transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) and prostate biopsy

Exclusion Criteria:

- History of prostatectomy or other surgical history that would preclude transrectal
imaging (i.e. abdominal perineal resection), anal stenosis/stricture disease

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

lesion signal intensity on Photoacoustic Imaging (PAI) in relation to different lesion characteristics and the surrounding tissues

Outcome Description:

The types of measures can be divided into three groups: 1) Operator determined measures during or just after the examination; 2) Post processing measures determined during post processing of the captured data and images; 3) Measures related to standard imaging and histopathological examination.

Outcome Time Frame:

36 months

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Sanjiv S Gambhir, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Stanford University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

PROS0046

NCT ID:

NCT01551576

Start Date:

April 2012

Completion Date:

March 2015

Related Keywords:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

Name

Location

Stanford University Cancer InstituteStanford, California  94305