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Comparison of Conventional With Sonography Assisted Breast Surgery

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: NCT02840864
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 21, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 18, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Women's Hospital Tübingen

Brief Summary:
Aim of the study is to test whether surgical removal of a tumor under sonographic control as compared to conventional method reduces the rate of resections and local relapse

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Surgery Device: Sonography assisted breast surgery Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 374 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Sonographically Assisted With Conventionally Breast Surgery - Prospective, Randomised, Multicenter, Parallel Group Study With Two Study Arms
Study Start Date : July 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm 1
Sonographically assisted breast surgery
Device: Sonography assisted breast surgery
Active Comparator: Arm 2
Conventional breast surgery
Device: Sonography assisted breast surgery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rate of second tumor resections [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 to 70 years
  • Female
  • Presurgical validated breast cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sonographically not defined report
  • Lobular breast cancer
  • Extensive ductal carcinoma in situ

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02840864

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Department for Women's Health
Tübingen, Germany, 72076
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Women's Hospital Tübingen
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Responsible Party: University Women's Hospital Tübingen Identifier: NCT02840864    
Other Study ID Numbers: MAC-002
First Posted: July 21, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 18, 2018
Last Verified: August 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No