Renal Magnetic Resonance (MR) Elastography in Healthy Volunteers
MR Elastography is a new technique aimed at non-invasively measuring the stiffness of tissues. It has recently given interesting results in the assessment of liver fibrosis.
The objectives of the current study are:
1. to develop an imaging protocol for MR Elastography of the kidneys;
2. To calculate the stiffness of normal kidneys;
3. To evaluate the variability of the measurements of kidney stiffness by repeating the procedure twice on the same volunteers.
Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Department of Urinary an Vascular Radiology, Hôpital E. Herriot
Hospices Civils de Lyon
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00876629
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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