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Effectiveness of an Electronic Training Program for Orienting and Interpreting [18F]Flutemetamol Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Images

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01672827
First Posted: August 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GE Healthcare
  Purpose
To Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Electronic Training Program for Orienting and Interpreting [18F]flutemetamol Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Images.

Condition Intervention Phase
Alzheimer's Disease Mild Cognitive Impairment Drug: [18F]Flutemetamol Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Electronic Training Program for Orienting and Interpreting [18F]Flutemetamol Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Images.

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Further study details as provided by GE Healthcare:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Summary of Sensitivity of the Blinded Visual PET Image Interpretations Without Anatomic Images. [ Time Frame: Post flutemetamol administration ]
    Statistical analysis of summary of the blinded visual PET Image Interpretations without Anatomic Images. This data consists of image interpretations by 5 Readers and No subjects were dosed in this study. These Readers examined the PET images for evidence of amyloid plaque.

  • Summary of Specificity of Blinded Visual PET Image Interpretations Without Anatomic Images. [ Time Frame: Post flutemetamol administration ]
    Statistical analysis of summary of sensitivity of blinded visual PET image interpretations without anatomic images. This data consists of image interpretations by 5 Readers and No subjects were dosed in this study.These Readers examined the PET images for evidence of amyloid plaque.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Inter-Reader Agreement of PET Images Without Anatomic Images [ Time Frame: Post Flutemetamol Injection ]
    Statistical analysis of Inter-Reader Agreement of PET Images without anatomic Images. This data consists of image interpretations by investigators and No subjects were dosed in this study.


Enrollment: 276
Study Start Date: July 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: [18F]Flutemetamol Drug: [18F]Flutemetamol
No drug is administered in this intervention. These are scanned images being reviewed, previously acquired in various GE-067 studies.
Other Name: Flutemetamol

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject received a dose of Flutemetamol F 18 Injection ranging from approximately 185 MBq to approximately 370 MBq.
  • The subject was classified as one of the following:

    1. End-of-life subject who expired and underwent brain autopsy, with histochemical (HC) confirmation of brain amyloid status.
    2. Subject with known/suspected normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) who underwent brain biopsy, with HC confirmation of brain amyloid status.
    3. Elderly healthy volunteer (age ≥55).
    4. Young healthy volunteer (age ≤40).
    5. Subject with probable Alzheimer Disease (pAD).
    6. Subject with amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment (aMCI).

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01672827


Sponsors and Collaborators
GE Healthcare
Investigators
Study Chair: Paul Sherwin, MD GE Healthcare
  More Information

Responsible Party: GE Healthcare
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01672827     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GE-067-021
First Submitted: August 22, 2012
First Posted: August 27, 2012
Results First Submitted: August 14, 2013
Results First Posted: December 19, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2014
Last Verified: December 2013

Keywords provided by GE Healthcare:
Alzheimer's Disease
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
PET Images

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Cognitive Dysfunction
Dementia
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Tauopathies
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Cognition Disorders