Measurement of in Vivo Mitochondrial Capacity in Infants
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The overarching aim of this project is to determine the test re-test reliability of 31P-magnetic resonance spectroscopy measurements in infants. Primary endpoints include two separate measures of in vivo mitochondrial capacity (ATPmax) over a 1-10 day period to assess feasibility and reliability.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 28 Days (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
This cross-sectional study will enroll up to 18 infants. Infants will complete 2 study visits over a 1-10 day period for outcome measures.
healthy, full-term infant
aged 14-28 days at Visit 1
willingness of parents to be notified of incidental findings from study procedures
implanted metal or electronic objects that render MRI unsafe
unable to complete 2 clinic visits 1-10 days apart at Pennington Biomedical Research Center