Three-Dimensional Ultrasound in the Determination of Tumor Volume and Myometrial Invasion in Endometrial Cancer


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate sensitivity and specificity of 3D ultrasound in the assessment of tumor diameter and myometrial invasion in endometrial cancer in a pre-operative setting. This research is aiming to avoid the performance of sentinel node biopsy in patients at low risk of lymphatic spread.

Participation eligibility

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >18ys,
  • Diagnoses of endometrial cancer  confirmed through a biopsy specimen

Exclusion Criteria

  • Age<18ys
  • Refusal or inability to undergo transvaginal US examination

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Andrea Mariani, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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