Image guided Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) resection for Lung Cancer

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Lung CancerImage guided Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) resection - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the outcomes of two types of surgery for small pulmonary nodules.

Eligible Conditions
  • Lung Cancer

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 years

3 years
Hospital Length of Stay
Quantitative Analysis of CT scans
Radiation Exposure
Time for induction to incision
Time to T-bar placement
3 years to complete
Operating Room Time

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard VATS resection
1 of 2
iVATS resection
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

200 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Image guided Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) resection · No Placebo Group · N/A

iVATS resection
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Image guided Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) resection · Intervention Types: Device
Standard VATS resection
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 years

Who is running the clinical trial?

Brigham and Women's HospitalLead Sponsor
1,480 Previous Clinical Trials
9,735,633 Total Patients Enrolled
Raphael Bueno, MDPrincipal Investigator - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Milford Regional Medical Center
Harvard Medical Sch (Medical School)
Boston Medical Center (Residency)
4 Previous Clinical Trials
1,441 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Lesions located on the outer side of the lung are more likely to cause breathing problems.
You must be at least 18 years old to make this purchase.
The subject must be deemed a candidate for the surgery by their treating Thoracic Surgeon.
Subjects must have nodules/GGO or other abnormal opacity that can be accurately measured in at least one dimension with longest diameter ≤ 20 mm or 2cm.
Subjects must be evaluated at BWH and/or DFCI Thoracic Surgery outpatient clinics.