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Feasibility Study Assessing the Treatment of Fibroadenomata With a Circumferential Sonication Treatment With HIFU

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: NCT02139683
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 15, 2014
Last Update Posted : May 30, 2018
King's College London
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess the treatment of fibroadenomata with a circumferential sonification treatment with HIFU..

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Fibroadenoma Device: HIFU treatment Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Primary endpoint: fibroadenomata size reduction post-treatment on ultrasound imaging.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Fibroadenomata (HIFU-F)
Actual Study Start Date : January 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: HIFU treatment
HIFU treatment in patient diagnosed with fibroadenoma
Device: HIFU treatment
HIFU treatment in patients with fibroadenoma
Other Name: Echopulse

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in size of fibroadenomata as recorded on ultrasound imaging [ Time Frame: Month 1, Month 3, Month 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Month 1, Month 3, Month 12 ]
  2. Patient recorded outcomes measures [ Time Frame: Month 1, Month 3, Month 12 ]
    Patient questionnaires and VAS scales

  3. Mean treatment time [ Time Frame: Treatment visit date ]
  4. Cost-effectiveness [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients >18 years of age
  • Fibroadenomata diagnosed according to local hospital protocol; ultrasound alone on patients <25 and ultrasound plus core-biopsy in patients >25 (Graded B2 or less)
  • Visible on ultrasound (Graded U2/U3)
  • Definitive diagnosis of fibroadenomata confirmed by the Breast multi-disciplinary team meeting (MDT).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lesion with atypia or suspicion of phyllodes (Graded B3 or greater)
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • History of laser or radiation therapy to the targeted breast

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02139683

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United Kingdom
Kings College London, Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals, Department of Research Oncology
London, United Kingdom, SE1 9RT
Sponsors and Collaborators
King's College London
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Principal Investigator: Michael Douek, MD King's College London
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Responsible Party: Theraclion Identifier: NCT02139683    
Other Study ID Numbers: HIFU-F
First Posted: May 15, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neoplasms, Fibroepithelial
Neoplasms, Fibrous Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial