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LS301 Uptake in Tumors of Patients Undergoing Liver, Pancreas, or Gastric Surgery

2019-10-01 07:55:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The preclinical data have demonstrated the feasibility of fluorescence-guided tumor resection by the Cancer Vision Googles (CVG) with LS301 in animal models. In this study, the investigators will conduct intraoperative imaging procedures that have minimal interference with ongoing surgery. The underlying hypothesis is that the accurate detection of all cancer cells highlighted by LS301 during surgery will reduce the number of patients with margin positivity to less than 5%, compared to the current surgical paradigm of greater than 15% in pancreatic cancer, for example. The pilot study will obtain critical data required to address the larger question of surgical margin assessment in a full Phase I clinical trial.

Study Design

Conditions

Pancreatic Cancer

Intervention

LS301, Cancer Vision Goggles

Location

Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis
Missouri
United States
63110

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Washington University School of Medicine

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-01T07:55:00-0400

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