MR-Guided Cryoablation of Prostate Bed Recurrences
Study type: Interventional What is this?
Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 12-002245
NCT ID: NCT01727284
Sponsor Protocol Number: 12-002245
About this study
The purpose of this research is to see if MR-guided cryoablation can effectively treat prostate tumor recurrences.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.
See eligibility criteria
- Patients with "biopsy proven" soft tissue tumor recurrences of prostate fossa
- Surgery is not a desirable alternative therapy at the time of enrollment
- Radiation therapy has failed or not indicated or can be safely postponed
- Tumor size is < 5 cm at its largest diameter
- Tumor does not encompass the rectal wall or external urethral sphincter
- Performance status is ECOG 2 or better in adults
- Patient is able to undergo MRI
- Patients with pacemaker or defibrillator
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
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