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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
First Posted: August 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 28, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Asokumar Buvanendran, Rush University Medical Center
  Purpose

Specific Aims:

• The primary objective is to delineate the brain structures that are involved in pain using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging.

Hypothesis:

Pain will result in increases in metabolism and neuronal activity in specific delineated areas of the brain.


Condition
Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Additional (Positron Emission Tomography)PET Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain

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Further study details as provided by Asokumar Buvanendran, Rush University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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 ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

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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
Between 18-80 years of age
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:1.

  • Subject who can understand and communicate in English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 18 years or older than 80 years.
  • Greater than 90 kg body weight.
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status IV.
  • Patient who is currently enrolled in another investigational study.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00729092


Locations
United States, Illinois
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 606012
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asokumar Buvanendran
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Asokumar Buvanendran, MD Rush University Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Asokumar Buvanendran, Attending Physician, Rush University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00729092     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08042105
First Submitted: August 4, 2008
First Posted: August 7, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 28, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Keywords provided by Asokumar Buvanendran, Rush University Medical Center:
PET SCAN
PAIN LEVELS