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Ablatherm Integrated Imaging High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the Indication of Low Risk, Localized Prostate Cancer

2014-08-27 03:45:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the substantial equivalence of the Ablatherm high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) as compared to cryotherapy for the treatment of low risk, localized prostate cancer.

Description

Primary hypothesis of this clinical investigation is that HIFU with the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging is non-inferior to minimally invasive cryosurgery as an effective treatment method for low risk, localized prostate cancer.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Prostate Cancer

Intervention

Integrated Imaging High Intensity Focused Ultrasound

Location

Chinn & Chinn Urology Associates
Arcadia
California
United States
91006

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

EDAP TMS S.A.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:57-0400

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