A Study to Evaluate the Feasibility of Intraoperative Microdialysis (tissue sampling) during Neurosurgery for Central Nervous System Malignancies
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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: 19-004694
NCT ID: NCT04047264
Sponsor Protocol Number: 19-004694
About this study
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of intraoperative microdialysis during surgical procedures for central nervous system malignancies.
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.
- Age > 18 years old.
- ECOG performance status (PS) 0, 1 or 2.
- Clinical and radiographic evidence suggesting a diagnosis of a diffuse glioma, or a prior diagnosis of a diffuse glioma.
- Diffuse gliomas include diffuse astrocytoma, anaplastic astrocytoma, glioblastoma, oligodendroglioma and anaplastic oligodendroglioma.
- Planned neurosurgical procedure for purposes of biopsy or resection of suspected or previously diagnosed brain tumor as part of routine clinical care.
- Willing to undergo neurosurgical resection or biopsy at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN).
- Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.
- Vulnerable populations:
- Pregnant women;
- Mentally handicapped.
- Patients who are not appropriate candidates for surgery due to current or past medical history or uncontrolled concurrent illness.
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
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Terence Burns, M.D., Ph.D.
Open for enrollment
Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office
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Study Results Summary
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