123I-MIBG SPECT/CT for Assessment of Cardiac Sympathetic Innervation

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 18, 2011
Information provided by:
Rambam Health Care Campus

Brief Summary:
Myocardial scintigraphy with 123I-MIBG allows for visual and semi-quantitative assessment of sympathetic cardiac innervation using the hear to mediastinum ratio (HMR). Impaired cardiac MIBG clearance may occur in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). The purpose of present study was to develop and validate a quantitative index for the assessment of cardiac MIBG uptake kinetics using SPECT/CT for diagnosis of CHF

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Cardiac Diseases Device: SPECT/CT

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Quantitative 123I-MIBG SPECT/CT Assessment of Cardiac Sympathetic Innervation
Study Start Date : May 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2010

Intervention Details:
    Device: SPECT/CT

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The impact of the imaging modality on patient management [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The impact on patient management [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients refered for neuroendocrine diseases

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age>40

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00296738

Rambam Medical Center
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Principal Investigator: Shmuel Rispler, MD PhD Rambam Health Care Campus

Responsible Party: Dr. Alex Frenkel, Rambam Medical Center Identifier: NCT00296738     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MIBGCTIL
First Posted: February 27, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases