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Photoacoustic Imaging (PAI) of the Prostate: A Clinical Feasibility Study

The purpose of our study is to image human prostate tissue using a transrectal photoacoustic imaging probe.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University


  • Device: Hand held transrectal Combined Ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging (PAI) probe


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Consent signed

   - Male >= 18 and <= 80 years of age

   - Patients must have an elevated PSA And/ Or Abnormal digital rectal exam Or Other
   indication for prostate biopsy Or Patients with biopsy proven prostate cancer who are
   scheduled for prostatectomy.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - History of prostatectomy or other surgical history that would preclude transrectal
   imaging (i.e. abdominal perineal resection), anal stenosis/stricture disease

   - Men with anatomic abnormalities or previous surgical history that make transrectal
   imaging impossible (for example, men with previous abdominal-perineal bowel resections
   or anal atresia/stenosis)

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - 80 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Risa Jiron