Fiber-Optic Confocal Microscopy of the Urinary Tract Histopathology
Conditions
Bladder Cancer
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Time Perspective: Prospective
Intervention
Name: Fibered confocal microscope
Type: Device
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
The goal of the study is to develop a novel approach to obtain real time optical biopsy of urinary tract pathology (e.g., bladder tumors) during urinary tract endoscopy using a novel fibered confocal microscope.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:Research subjects with suspected urinary tract pathology (e.g., bladder tumors) who are scheduled to undergo cystoscopy with possible excisional biopsy (e.g. transurethral resection of bladder tumor) in the operating room. Exclusion Criteria:History of hypersensitivity to fluorescein; active urinary tract infection; pregnant; currently breast feeding;
Location
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Palo Alto, California, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Jospeh C Liao, M.D. - 650-852-3284 - jliao@stanford.edu
Start Date
September 2008
Completion Date
June 2009
Sponsors
Stanford University
Source
Stanford University
Record processing date
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