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Combined PET/CT Imaging for the Early Detection of Ocular Melanoma Metastasis Compared to CT Scanning Alone

2014-08-27 03:43:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Patients diagnosed with ocular melanoma consent to participate in the study. Combined PET/CT scans of the whole body are performed at baseline, three months later, and six months after that for a total of three combined scans in the first year. Subsequently, these combined scans will be performed at 6-monthly intervals for a total of two combined scans per year.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Ocular Melanoma

Location

Jules Stein Eye Institute
Los Angeles
California
United States
90095-7000

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of California, Los Angeles

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:31-0400

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