Additional Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Asokumar Buvanendran, Rush University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00729092
First received: August 4, 2008
Last updated: May 28, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
  Purpose

Specific Aims:

• The primary objective is to delineate the brain structures that are involved in pain using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging.

Hypothesis:

Pain will result in increases in metabolism and neuronal activity in specific delineated areas of the brain.


Condition
Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Additional (Positron Emission Tomography)PET Scan of Brain in Patients Undergoing PET Scan for Diseases Unrelated to Brain

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Further study details as provided by Rush University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain Assessment Pain scores using the verbal rating scale, with 0 corresponding to "no pain" and 10 to the "worst imaginable pain" will be assessed prior to the primary PET scan [ Time Frame: 20 mins ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Between 18-80 years of age

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:1.

  • Subject who can understand and communicate in English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 18 years or older than 80 years.
  • Greater than 90 kg body weight.
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status IV.
  • Patient who is currently enrolled in another investigational study.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00729092

Locations
United States, Illinois
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 606012
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asokumar Buvanendran
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Asokumar Buvanendran, MD Rush University Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Asokumar Buvanendran, Attending Physician, Rush University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00729092     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08042105
Study First Received: August 4, 2008
Last Updated: May 28, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Rush University Medical Center:
PET SCAN
PAIN LEVELS

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