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Non-invasive Melanoma Assessment Using a Topical Fluorescence Reagent and Optical Imaging

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02056522
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 6, 2014
Last Update Posted : November 18, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Orlucent, Inc

Brief Summary:
The use of MDS to access the presence of melanoma in the skin.

Condition or disease
Skin Lesions

Detailed Description:
A topical agent is applied to suspicious skin lesions and imaged. The images are analyzed to provide a score that correlates with the probability for the presence of melanoma in the lesion.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 357 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-invasive Melanoma Assessment Using a Topical Fluorescence Reagent and Optical Imaging: the MDS (Melanoma Detecting System)
Actual Study Start Date : July 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2018

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MedlinePlus Genetics related topics: Melanoma
MedlinePlus related topics: Melanoma

Suspicious skin lesions.
No intervention is administered.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To validate the performance of MDS [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To calculate and specify the PPV and NPV of the MDS for melanoma detection when used as an adjacent tool to visual skin examination. [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. To further establish the safety of the MDS. [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 97 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Individual referred by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for a skin biopsy or lesion excision.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with skin lesion with one or more of the ABCDE features and recommended for a skin biopsy.
  • The lesion is accessible to the imaging device, with at least 1 cm of skin around the lesion that is accessible to the MDS.
  • Male and female ≥ 21 years old.
  • Subject is capable of giving written informed consent.
  • Primary excision.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The lesion is less than 1 cm from the eyes.
  • The lesion is on the palms of hands or soles of the feet.
  • Mucosal lesion.
  • Pregnant females.
  • Low study procedure compliance.
  • Patients who are mentally or physically unable to comply with all aspects of the study.
  • Undergoing chemotherapy.
  • Minor or legally incompetent and not able to sign the consent form.
  • Patient previously tested by MDS and was diagnosed with melanoma during the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02056522

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Clalit Health Services
Kiryat Bialik, Israel
Ziv Medical Center
Zefat, Israel, 13100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Orlucent, Inc
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Principal Investigator: Shokrey Kassis, MA Head of Plastic Surgery
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Responsible Party: Orlucent, Inc Identifier: NCT02056522    
Other Study ID Numbers: OMS 001
First Posted: February 6, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2020
Last Verified: February 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Keywords provided by Orlucent, Inc:
Skin Cancer
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Nevi and Melanomas