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Mammography SPECT With Rotating Slant Hole Collimator

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2006 by Johns Hopkins University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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First received: May 18, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2006
History: No changes posted
The goal is to conduct a pilot study to determine the feasibility of the clinical use of RMSSH SPECT imaging technology for breast imaging and to develop a standardized clinical protocol.

Breast Cancer

Study Type: Observational

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Estimated Enrollment: 20
Detailed Description:
The goal of this protocol is to develop and evaluate a novel SPECT imaging technique for imaging the breast using rotating multi-segment slant-hole (RMSSH) collimators. The motivation is the requirement of a low cost RMSSH collimator and a conventional LFOV camera. It is believed that RMSSH SPECT is particularly suitable for applications in breast imaging.

Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women seen at Johns Hopkins Avon Division of Breast Imaging who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant (or possibly pregnant)
  • Lactating
  • Unable to give consent
  • Weights over 300 pounds
  • Women who have already undergone definitive surgical treatment to their breast for breast cancer will not be eligible.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00328354

Contact: Linda Wilkins, RT, CCRP 410-955-8216

United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center Not yet recruiting
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: Benjamin Tsui, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
  More Information Identifier: NCT00328354     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01 EB 0019-83 Mammography
Study First Received: May 18, 2006
Last Updated: May 18, 2006 processed this record on August 17, 2017