Percutaneous Ethanol Alcohol Injection for the Large and Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03138031|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 3, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Hepatocellular Carcinoma Non-resectable||Procedure: Percutaneous ethanol alcohol injection|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||15 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Single Group Assignment. Prospective and non-randomized clinical trial|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Masking Description:||No masking|
|Official Title:||Outcome of Percutaneous Ethanol Alcohol Injection (PEI) for the Large and Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma.|
|Actual Study Start Date :||May 1, 2017|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 1, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 30, 2018|
Experimental: Percutaneous Ethanol Injection (PEI)
Those participants receive percutaneous ethanol alcohol injection for the large and unresectable HCC. Absolute alcohol; weekly sessions; under close monitoring; maximum of 30 mls; no anaesthesia needed and a maximum pain score of "8" during the procedure. Postprocedure analgesia may be required.
Procedure: Percutaneous ethanol alcohol injection
Day-case procedure; weekly sessions; uses absolute alcohol; under close monitoring; maximum dose of 30 ml; no anesthesia needed and a maximum pain score of "8" limits the procedure. Post-procedure analgesia may be required.
- Overall survival rate [ Time Frame: 3 years ]The percentage of HCC patients who are still alive for three years after they started PEI for HCC.
- Disease free survival [ Time Frame: 3 years ]Percentage of HCC patients who are alive and well (without a recurrence of their HCC) 3 years after PEI.
- Major complications` rate [ Time Frame: 3 years ]Incidence of post-procedure Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE v4.03) grade
- Tumor response rate [ Time Frame: 3 years ]Mean percentage reduction in the sizes of the patients` tumors
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|Contact: Osama M Elsanousi, MD||+249 1222 email@example.com|
|Contact: Murtada A Mohamed, MD||+249 912 395 730|
|Ribat University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Khartoum, Sudan, 11111|
|Principal Investigator:||Murtada A Mohamed, MD||Ribat University Hospital|
|Study Chair:||Osama M Elsanousi, MD||The National Ribat University|