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The purpose of this study is to assess the image quality of Ablavar-enhanced MR angiography of the central veins of the chest, and to determine whether dose reduction can be performed while maintaining image quality. This will be a prospective randomized study, in which healthy volunteers will be recruited to undergo a central veins magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA). They will receive either the FDA-approved dose or a lower dose of Ablavar. Quantitative and qualitative analysis will be performed on the images.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Duke University Medical Center
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:29-0400
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