Feasibility of Mutational Analysis of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Using Low-volume Lung Aspirates
Lung Cancer
Conditions: Keywords
biopsy, needle aspiration, mutational analysis
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Name: biopsy
Type: Procedure
Overall Status
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of aspiration samples for mutational analysis in patients with a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Detailed Description
The investigators will compare results of mutational analysis from a core needle biopsy and fine needle aspiration.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 20 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- primary tumor or a metastatic lung lesion requested for mutational analysis

Exclusion Criteria:

- a) lesions located adjacent to the large central bronchi or vessels

- b) peribronchovascular lesions with prominent internal CT air-bronchograms, which were considered difficult to be avoided by needle pass

- c) lesions in patient with severe respiratory compromise
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Lee - hj0503.lee@samsung.com
Start Date
January 2012
Completion Date
December 2014
Samsung Medical Center
Samsung Medical Center
Record processing date
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