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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Analysis of Coronary Artery Plaque Components

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2008 by Johns Hopkins University.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University Identifier:
First received: November 15, 2007
Last updated: May 9, 2008
Last verified: May 2008

The purpose of this study is to analyze atherosclerotic vessel wall components with multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and compare with MRI. The hypothesis is that MRI is comparable to computed tomography (CT) in showing plaque components of coronary plaques.

Coronary Artery Plaque Components

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: July 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Male and Females 18 - 65 scheduled to undergo a clinically-indicated coronary artery CT scan.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult males and females 18 - 65 who are scheduled to undergo a CT scan for evaluation of coronary artery plaque.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindications to having an MRI scan
  • Pregnant women
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00559728

Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

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Responsible Party: David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT00559728     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_3763
Study First Received: November 15, 2007
Last Updated: May 9, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on November 25, 2014