Additional Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00729092|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 7, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 28, 2016
• The primary objective is to delineate the brain structures that are involved in pain using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging.
Pain will result in increases in metabolism and neuronal activity in specific delineated areas of the brain.
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|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Official Title:||Additional (Positron Emission Tomography)PET Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain|
|Study Start Date :||May 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2013|
- Pain Assessment Pain scores using the verbal rating scale, with 0 corresponding to "no pain" and 10 to the "worst imaginable pain" will be assessed prior to the primary PET scan [ Time Frame: 20 mins ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00729092
|United States, Illinois|
|Rush University Medical Center|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 606012|
|Principal Investigator:||Asokumar Buvanendran, MD||Rush University Medical Center|