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Staging Procedures to Diagnose Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Brief Summary

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.

Tracking Information
First Received DateNovember 20, 2015
Last Changed DateDecember 19, 2016
Start DateNovember 2015
Anticipated Primary Completion DateDecember 2018
Primary Outcome Measures

Accuracy of surgical staging versus imaging procedures based on surgical findings. [Time Frame: 2 years]

Descriptive Information
Study TypeObservational
  • Mesothelioma
  • Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura
Study Arms / Comparison Groups0 / 1
Recruitment Information
Recruitment StatusRecruiting
Anticipated Enrollment200
Ages18 Years - N/A
Accepts Healthy VolunteersNo
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Phone: 507-293-0807
Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- 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.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Subject is <18 years old.

Administrative Information
Responsible Party,
SponsorMayo Clinic
Verification DateDecember 2016
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