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Abdominal MR Imaging at 3.0T: Sequence Optimization and Implementation

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Philips Medical Systems
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shahid Hussain, MD, University of Nebraska Identifier:
First received: October 28, 2009
Last updated: June 6, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

This project will facilitate the optimization of body MR imaging at 3 Tesla.

Condition Intervention
Diffuse and Focal Abnormalities of the Liver and Pancreas
Device: Body MR imaging

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Abdominal MR Imaging at 3.0T: Sequence Optimization and Implementation

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Further study details as provided by University of Nebraska:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to optimize body MR imaging sequences [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Body MRI healthy volunteers
Body MRI to optimize sequences in healthy individuals and in disorder subjects
Device: Body MR imaging
Body MR imaging will be performed to optimize sequences
Other Name: Body MR imaging performed to optimize sequences

Detailed Description:

This project is meant to improve the image quality of multiple sequences at 3.0T applied to the abdominal and pelvic regions.


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects between ages of 19 and 65
  • Healthy volunteer subjects should not have any history of disease or symptoms - based on clinical history
  • Subjects with an underlying disorder (diffuse and focal abnormalities of the liver and pancreas)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to provide informed consent
  • A medical or contraindications that will prevent subjects from having a MRI
  • Subjects with severe renal dysfunction or patients on dialysis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01007357

United States, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68198-1045
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68198
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nebraska
Philips Medical Systems
Principal Investigator: Shahid Hussain, MD University of Nebraska
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Shahid Hussain, MD, Principal Investigator, University of Nebraska Identifier: NCT01007357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 290-09
Study First Received: October 28, 2009
Last Updated: June 6, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on March 01, 2015