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Resection Versus Microwave Ablation for Resectable Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases

2016-08-16 10:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This single-center, prospective, randomized clinical trial is designed to compare the clinical characteristics and outcomes of hepatic resection and microwave ablation (MWA) to determine the optimal operative intervention for the local treatment of resectable colorectal cancer liver metastases. The primary aim of this study is to test the following hypothesis: 2-year local disease control is equivalent between patients receiving the experimental therapy (MWA) and patients receiving the standard therapy (hepatic resection) as treatment for colorectal cancer liver metastases determined to be resectable by radiographic imaging. Secondarily, we expect that 2-year intrahepatic (regional) and metastatic disease recurrence rates are equivalent between the two treatment arms in this study.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Colorectal Neoplasms

Intervention

Microwave ablation, Hepatic resection

Location

Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte
North Carolina
United States
28204

Status

Recruiting

Source

Carolinas Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-16T10:08:21-0400

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