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Louisville, Kentucky 40202


Purpose:

To evaluate the effectiveness of an esophageal stent as a way to maintain nutrition during radiation and/or chemotherapy treatment.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years of age and older - Willing and able to provide informed consent - Willing to comply with follow-up requirements - Biopsy-confirmed esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma) in mid or distal esophagus (clinical stage 3 or less) - Indicated for chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy - Ability to dilate stricture to 15mm diameter at extent of disease evaluation - Placement of at least 18 x 23mm diameter and 120mm length PolyFlex stent Exclusion Criteria: - Patients contraindicated for endoscopy - Patients with prior esophageal stent placements - Advance stage of disease, greater than T3 tumor or M1 disease


NCT ID:

NCT00727376


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Robert Martin, MD
University of Louisville


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Louisville, Kentucky 40202
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 17, 2018

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