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Westmont, Illinois 60559


The purpose of this study is to review cause of death in patients undergoing prostate brachytherapy at a single institution. Furthermore, we are analyzing patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy and whether or not this contributed to cardiovascular deaths, specifically myocardial infarction.


Inclusion Criteria: - Deceased anytime after prostate brachytherapy treatment Exclusion Criteria: - Patients whose cause of death was unable to be determined

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Brief Title:

Influence of Hormone Therapy on Heart Attack Incidence in Men Undergoing Prostate Brachytherapy

Official Title:

Influence of Androgen Suppression Therapy for Prostate Cancer on the Timing and Onset of Fatal Myocardial Infarctions in Men Undergoing Prostate Brachytherapy

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Quick Facts

Healthy Volunteers
Oversight Has DMC
Study Is FDA Regulated
Study Is Section 801
Has Expanded Access

Study Source:

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago

Oversight Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

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Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: R

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Study Dates

Verification Date:March 2008
Last Changed Date:March 31, 2008
First Received Date:March 31, 2008

Study Outcomes

There are no available Study Outcomes

Study Interventions

Intervention Type:Other
Name:No intervention was required
Description:Death records were reviewed, therefore, there was no intervention
Arm Name:1
Other Name:Death records were reviewed, therefore, there was

Study Arms

Study Arm Type:Other
Arm Name:1
Description:All deceased patients who underwent brachytherapy at Chicago Prostate Center between 10/14/1997 and 6/15/2007

Study Agencies

Agency Class:Other
Agency Type:Lead Sponsor
Agency Name:Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago

Samples and Retentions

Study Population: Prostate cancer patients treated with prostate brachytherapy at an ambulatory surgery center
Sample Method:Non-Probability Sample

Study References

There are no available Study References

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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