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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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: May 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2006
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Johns Hopkins University
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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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

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.

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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.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00328354

Contact: Linda Wilkins, RT, CCRP 410-955-8216 lwilkins@jhmi.edu

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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00328354     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01 EB 0019-83 Mammography
First Submitted: May 18, 2006
First Posted: May 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2006
Last Verified: January 2006