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This is an exploratory study with the primary objectives to 1) establish that PET/CT of the lung can reliably distinguish healthy, non-asthmatic volunteers from patients with asthma and an eosinophilic phenotype and 2) to examine the utility of PET/CT for demonstrating that reslizumab produces a reduction in lung inflammation in patients with severe asthma and an eosinophilic phenotype .
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Reslizumab, Fludeoxyglucose F 18 (FDG), Placebo
Not yet recruiting
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400
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