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Toward an Automated Method of Abdominal Fat Segmentation of MR Images

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01228968
First Posted: October 27, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2011
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Washington University School of Medicine
October 25, 2010
October 27, 2010
April 11, 2011
May 6, 2011
May 13, 2011
October 2010
February 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Visceral Fat Volume With Automated Analysis [ Time Frame: five minutes ]
    This is the measurement of Abdominal Visceral Fat in cubic centimeters as determined with a new automated segmentation program.
  • Visceral Fat Volume With Manual Segmentation [ Time Frame: five minutes ]
    This is the measure of visceral fat found with our older manual segmentation method
Visceral Fat Volume [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
The measurement of Abdominal Visceral Fat in cubic centimeters
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  • Subcutaneous Fat Volume With Automated Analysis [ Time Frame: five minutes ]
    This is the volume of Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat in cubic centimeters as determined with new automated anatomical segmentation software.
  • Subcutaneous Fat Volume With Manual Segmentation [ Time Frame: five minutes ]
    This is the volume of Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat in cubic centimeters as determined with the older manual segmentation technique.
Subcutaneous Fat Volume [ Time Frame: baseline ]
The measurement of Abdominal Subcutaneous Fat in cubic centimeters
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Toward an Automated Method of Abdominal Fat Segmentation of MR Images
Toward an Automated Method of Abdominal Fat Segmentation of MR Images
Subjects will undergo a brief magnetic resonance (MRI) scan. The resulting images will be used to compare two abdominal fat segmentation techniques. The first technique is already validated and in use. The second technique was recently developed and has not been validated. The hypothesis is that the second technique will be the faster and more reliable of the two.
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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample
Subjects will have a wide range of body mass index and other physical characteristics.
Obesity
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Volunteers
Volunteers will have a range of body mass index from 19 - 45 kilogram per square meter. In order to fit in the magnetic resonance scanner subjects must weigh less than 300 pounds.
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Completed
9
February 2011
February 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ambulatory
  • cognitively sound

Exclusion Criteria:

  • body mass index less than 18 or greater than 45 kilograms per square meter
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT01228968
MRImethods060229
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Samuel Klein, MD, Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
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Principal Investigator: Samuel Klein, M.D. Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
May 2011