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Constructive Shearwave Interference (CSI) for Breast Cancer

Waitlist Available
Led By Sarah Jo Stephens, MD
Research Sponsored by Microelastic Ultrasound Systems Inc
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will test a new ultrasound technology to see if it can measure lymphedema in the upper arms of breast cancer survivors. The goal is to see if it is better than the standard arm tape measurement.

Eligible Conditions
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lymphedema


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Difference in mean shear wave speed across sites measured between lymphedema and non-lymphedema limbs

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: CSI ultrasound measurementExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will have standard volumetric tape measurement across multiple arm locations for lymphedema followed by CSI ultrasound measurements of the same anatomic sites.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Constructive Shearwave Interference (CSI)

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Microelastic Ultrasound Systems IncLead Sponsor
Duke HealthOTHER
5 Previous Clinical Trials
2,776 Total Patients Enrolled
Sarah Jo Stephens, MDPrincipal InvestigatorDuke Health

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many participants are currently receiving treatment as part of this trial?

"Correct. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this study is actively searching for participants with the initial post being on May 26th 2022 and an update posted a few days later. In total, 30 individuals need to be recruited from two medical centres."

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Are there opportunities for enlistment in this trial at the present time?

"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research endeavours is actively searching for test subjects; the trial was posted on May 26th 2022 and modified most recently on May 31st 2022."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Duke University Medical Center
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
~7 spots leftby Apr 2025