Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Viability: Comparison of Myocardial Viability by Positron Emission Tomography Versus MRI

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified December 2013 by Emory University
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: December 2, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

The purpose of this study is to compare cardiac MRI with positron emission tomography (PET) with fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) to determine if cardiac MRI images are as good as, or better, than PET with FDG.

Condition Intervention
Coronary Artery Disease
Procedure: MRI

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Comparison of Myocardial Viability by Positron Emission Tomography Versus Contrast-Enhanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: November 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 95 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PET with FDG ordered

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindicated for MRI
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00166179

Contact: Rebecca Knoff, RN 404-686-1825
Contact: Kristen Moehring, RN 404-686-7289

United States, Georgia
Crawford Long Hospital Recruiting
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30308
Contact: Rebecca Knoff, RN    404-686-1825   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Principal Investigator: Randolph Patterson, MD Staff
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00166179     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB00000292, 6-56550
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: December 2, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on September 16, 2014