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NMR Scanning on Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00001194
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 10, 2002
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2008
Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)

Brief Summary:
This protocol is designed to investigate the use of novel techniques in MRI that may not yet be commercially available. Specifically, the protocol enables patients to take advantage of new pulse sequence software, coil design or post processing capabilities not otherwise available. The informed consent explains MRI in lay terms, describes the use of contrast agents and lists contraindications to MRI.

Condition or disease
Diagnostic Imaging

Detailed Description:
NMR imaging promises to provide useful and unique diagnostic information in a variety of diseases. In an attempt to evaluate its role, we plan to study a wide range of diseases during the initial year of imaging. Exposure to magnetic fields and radiofrequency energies of this magnitude have demonstrated no deleterious effects clinically or in the laboratory. The only restrictions will be those imposed by ferromagnetic objects within the patient which would increase the risk of placing them in a strong magnetic field.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 99999 participants
Official Title: NMR Scanning on Patients
Study Start Date : April 1984
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2001

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MedlinePlus related topics: Nuclear Scans
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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Any patient undergoing MRI for research or clinical purposes who is participating in a currently active NIH protocol.

No patients with pacemakers, cochlear implants, implanted pumps, shrapnel, metal in the globe of the eye, cerebral aneurysm clips or other contraindication to MRI.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00001194

United States, Maryland
Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center (CC)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)

Publications: Identifier: NCT00001194     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 840058
First Posted: December 10, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2008
Last Verified: March 2000

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Helium Cryogen
Magnetic Field
Nitrogen Cryogen