Additional Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain
This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Asokumar Buvanendran, Rush University Medical Center
First received: August 4, 2008
Last updated: May 28, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
• 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.
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Additional (Positron Emission Tomography)PET Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain
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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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| Study Start Date:
| Estimated Study Completion Date:
| Estimated Primary Completion Date:
||November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 80 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Between 18-80 years of age
- Subject who can understand and communicate in English
- 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: NCT00729092
|Rush University Medical Center
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 606012 |
||Asokumar Buvanendran, MD
||Rush University Medical Center
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||Asokumar Buvanendran, Attending Physician, Rush University Medical Center
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||August 4, 2008
||May 28, 2013
||United States: Institutional Review Board
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