Evaluation of Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) for Staging Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Lung Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Lung cancer, Cervical mediastinoscopy, Endobronchial ultrasound, Staging
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
This study will compare two different methods of staging lung cancer to determine whether endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) staging of mediastinal lymph nodes will provide good diagnostic yield in detecting lung cancer, when compared to current methods of a staging bronchoscopy and cervical mediastinoscopy.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

Patients, > 18 years of age,

Gender- Males and Female

Diagnosis of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Patients who have consented on an Ottawa Hospital consent form to undergo a mediastinoscopy procedure or EBUS-TBNA, and a Positron emission tomography (PET) of the chest for lung cancer staging.

Exclusion Criteria:

Females who are pregnant (or found to be pregnant) during the course of this research study.

Patients who do not provide their Ottawa Hospital consent to undergo a staging bronchoscopy , cervical mediastinoscopy or EBUS-TBNA.
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
June 2012
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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