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Pilot Study of Model Based Iterative Reconstruction Using 64-Slice Multidetector-Row CT Datasets Obtained From the Central Nervous System, Thorax, and Abdomen


N/A
30 Years
N/A
Open (Enrolling)
Both
Posterior Fossa Hemorrhage, Lung Cancer, Flank Pain, Urolithiasis, Focal Hepatic Necrosis

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Pilot Study of Model Based Iterative Reconstruction Using 64-Slice Multidetector-Row CT Datasets Obtained From the Central Nervous System, Thorax, and Abdomen


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Inclusion Criteria:



- Men or Women 30 years of age or older voluntarily willing to sign an informed
consent.

- Patients indicated for one of the following:

CNS: Known or suspected pathology in the posterior fossa Thorax: Patients referred for
staging of a known or suspected lung cancer Abdomen: Patients with acute flank pain and
suspected urolithiasis or Abdomen: Patients with a known or suspected focal liver lesion

Exclusion Criteria:

- Subjects less than 30 years of age

- Pregnant women as confirmed by urine test or current accepted institution standard

- If IV contrast is required:

- Severe or uncontrolled allergy to iodinated contrast media

- Serum creatinine > 1.7 mg/dl or estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR] of <60
mg/min as recorded in medical file or by current accepted institution standard

- Unable or unwilling to provide written informed consent by self or legal guardian at
the time of study enrollment

- Unstable physical condition as identified by physician

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case-Crossover, Time Perspective: Prospective

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

106-2010-GES-0010

NCT ID:

NCT01431378

Start Date:

September 2011

Completion Date:

November 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Posterior Fossa Hemorrhage
  • Lung Cancer
  • Flank Pain
  • Urolithiasis
  • Focal Hepatic Necrosis
  • CT scan
  • CNS
  • Thorax
  • Abdomen
  • staging of a known or suspected lung cancer
  • suspected urolithiasis
  • known or suspected focal liver lesion
  • Flank Pain
  • Hemorrhage
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Necrosis
  • Urolithiasis
  • Intracranial Hemorrhages

Name

Location

Massachusetts General HospitalBoston, Massachusetts  02114-2617
Froedtert Memorial Lutheran HospitalMilwaukee, Wisconsin  53226
Duke University Medical CenterDurham, North Carolina  27710