Harmonic Motion Imaging of Resected Pancreas Specimens

Harmonic Motion Imaging of Resected Pancreas Specimens

Clinical Setting

Scheduled surgery for pancreatic cancer

Study Description

This is a prospective study to evaluate a new kind of ultrasound device to measure the tissue in the pancreas and pancreatic cancer. The measurement will be done after surgery is performed on the part of pancreas that has been removed. After this, the specimen is sent to a special laboratory to conduct the unique ultrasound measurement. After the measurement is performed, the specimen will be transferred back to the pathologist who will analyze the specimen in the usual fashion.

Specialty Area(s)

Trial Location

United States