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Cardiac SPECT With Rotating Slant Hole Collimator

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328315
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 6, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johns Hopkins University

Brief Summary:
The goal is to conduct a clinical pilot study to evaluate the use of a rotating multi-segment slant-hole collimator in the detection of myocardial defects.

Condition or disease
Coronary Artery Diseases Chest Pain

Detailed Description:

Myocardial perfusion SPECT is recognized as an effective clinical diagnostic imaging technique in the assessment of myocardial perfusion and coronary artery diseases. It is the most important clinical application of SPECT imaging techniques.

The goal is to conduct a clinical pilot study to evaluate the use of rotating multi-segment slant-hole (RMSSH) SPECT in the detection of myocardial defects especially in very sick patients in the nuclear medicine clinics, emergence room, and intensive care units. Comparison of the clinical utilities of the cardiac RMSSH SPECT technique with conventional cardiac planar and SPECT with parallel-hole collimation will also allow us to evaluate the potential application of the technique to a wider patient population.

The objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that quantitative 99mTc myocardial perfusion RMSSH SPECT provides similar diagnostic accuracy in patients with cardiac diseases as conventional SPECT imaging techniques.


Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 5 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Myocardial Perfusion SPECT Using a Rotating Multi-segment Slant-hole Collimator
Actual Study Start Date : October 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2007




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Males and Females 18-80 who are scheduled for a clinical Cardiac Stress Test
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and Females 18-80 who are scheduled for a clinical Cardiac Stress Test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant Women and Children

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00328315


Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Benjamin Tsui, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Responsible Party: Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328315     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NO:05-06-03-02
R01 EB 0019-83 ( Other Identifier: NIH )
First Posted: May 19, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 6, 2018
Last Verified: April 2018

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins University:
Myocardial Perfusion SPECT

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Chest Pain
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms