Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Analysis of Coronary Artery Plaque Components

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 16, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 7, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johns Hopkins University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to analyze atherosclerotic vessel wall components with multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and compare with MRI. The hypothesis is that MRI is comparable to computed tomography (CT) in showing plaque components of coronary plaques.

Condition or disease
Coronary Artery Plaque Components

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : July 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Male and Females 18 - 65 scheduled to undergo a clinically-indicated coronary artery CT scan.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult males and females 18 - 65 who are scheduled to undergo a CT scan for evaluation of coronary artery plaque.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindications to having an MRI scan
  • Pregnant women

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00559728

Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins University

Responsible Party: Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT00559728     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_3763
First Posted: November 16, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 7, 2015
Last Verified: September 2015