Metabolic Imaging in Carotid Atherosclerosis "MICA"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) is a common disorder that causes heart attacks and strokes. PET CT and contrast-enhanced MRI scans are two new ways of assessing atherosclerosis. The investigators propose to perform PET CT and MRI scans on patients with hardening of the neck arteries due to undergo surgery to remove the hardened areas. The investigators will then be able to compare the hot spots...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 5 March 2013.

1 Jan 2013 23 Aug 2012 1 Jul 2014 1 Sep 2014 1 Mar 2013 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample