Staging Procedures to Diagnose Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of participants imaging versus staging procedures. The investigators will consent subjects that are scheduled to undergo staging procedures to diagnose malignant pleural mesothelioma (including pleuroscopy, bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound and laparoscopy) as part of their standard of care.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic Rochester that are scheduled to undergo staging procedures to diagnose malignant pleural mesothelioma (including pleuroscopy, bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound and laparoscopy) as part of their standard of care.
Subject provides informed consent
Subject is >18 years of age
Subject is deemed competent for making medical decisions
Subject is scheduled to undergo a staging pleuroscopy
Subject is a surgical candidate
A negative pregnancy test is required in women of child-bearing potential, as standard of care.