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Refinement and Assessment of New Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologies for Vascular, Abdominal, and Pelvic Exams

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00738712
First Posted: August 20, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 16, 2016
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Collaborators:
General Electric
Philips Healthcare
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hero Hussain, MD, University of Michigan
  Purpose
This study is being done to assess new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologies designed to improve MRI examinations of the vascular structures, abdomen, and pelvis regions.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Procedure: MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Refinement and Assessment of New Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologies for Vascular, Abdominal, and Pelvic Exams

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Further study details as provided by Hero Hussain, MD, University of Michigan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of new software in MRI vascular imaging [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    New software technology will be utilized to enhance MRI imaging of the vascular regions of the body.


Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: New MRI techniques
New hardware or software technologies designed to improve MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) exams.
Procedure: MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRI
Other Name: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Detailed Description:
This study is being done to assess new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologies such as new hardware or software designed to improve MRI examinations of the vascular structures, abdomen, and pelvis regions. Software and hardware are always being improved, new machines replace old machines, software is updated and improved as well as devices used to produce better MRI images.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male or non-pregnant female patient
  • 18 years or older
  • any ethnic background
  • presenting to MRI for a clinically-ordered chest MRI exam.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients, who have electrically, magnetically or mechanically activated implants such as heart pacemaker, magnetic surgical clips, prostheses or implanted neurological stimulator.
  • Pregnant patients or patients who are lactating.
  • A patient who is claustrophobic
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00738712


Locations
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Health Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
General Electric
Philips Healthcare
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hero Hussain, MD University of Michigan
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hero Hussain, MD, Principal Investigator, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00738712     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HUM00041815
First Submitted: August 19, 2008
First Posted: August 20, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 16, 2016
Last Verified: December 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Hero Hussain, MD, University of Michigan:
Vascular MRI
Abdominal MRI
Pelvic MRI
Breast MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)