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Breath Gas Analysis for the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

2014-07-23 21:09:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The volatile content of the exhaled breath gas of mamma carcinoma patients will be chemically analyzed by proton-transfer-reaction time of flight mass spectrometry.

The goal of the study is to determine typical breath gas components that allow to distinguish patients with mamma carcinoma from women without carcinoma. Further, the investigators will test whether these breath gas markers can be used as tumor markers, which change in a typical manner during the progress of the disease. Finally the data will be investigated for the presence of marker components, that identify patients who will develop metastasis.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Mamma Carcinoma

Intervention

Breath Collecting Unit, Breath Collecting Unit

Location

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University Innsbruck
Innsbruck
Tirol
Austria
6020

Status

Recruiting

Source

Ionimed Analytik GmbH

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:31-0400

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