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Evaluation of a New CZT System

2014-08-27 03:15:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to check if the new CZT system has an advantage in detection of small osseous processes, thyroid adenomas, parathyroid adenomas and detection of sentinel node, in comparison with the techniques in use.

Participants: 100 subjects male and female that come to the institute of nuclear medicine for routine screening examinations.

The CZT screening takes 10 minutes and does not require any extra intervention to the routine screening.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Parathyroid Adenoma

Location

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv
Israel

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:18-0400

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