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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Lung Cancer
and you are
over 18
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Although thoracic NOTES may not be ready for human trials, a new minimally invasive technique to access the pleural cavity and perform pleural, pulmonary and mediastinal procedures would be possible. Cervical Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (C-VATS) is a technique that borrows from traditional VATS procedures, from cervical mediastinoscopy, and from flexible endoscopy. All of these procedures are very familiar to the thoracic surgeon. The current feasibility and safety study examines C-VATS as a method of evaluating, biopsying and performing pleurodesis in patients with pleural disease and or effusion.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: Cervical mediastinoscopy
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01440244. The sponsor of the trial is Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) and it is looking for 10 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Cervical Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (C-VATS)Using a Flexible Endoscope for Thoracoscopy