Vascular Inflammation Imaging Using Somatostatin Receptor Positron Emission Tomography "VISION"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age ≥40 years of age
- Can provide written, fully informed consent
- Have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke within the preceding four weeks due to carotid artery atherosclerosis; or have ≥30% carotid artery or epicardial coronary artery stenosis

Exclusion Criteria

- Renal impairment (eGFR<30mls/min)
- History of contrast nephropathy
- Atrial fibrillation
- Any condition, in the opinion of the investigator, which prevents the participant from lying flat during scanning
- Women of childbearing potential
- Inability to provide written informed consent
- Haemorrhagic stroke within 3 months of study entry
- Total occlusion of a culprit carotid artery
- Any medical condition, vital sign or laboratory value that, in the opinion of the investigator, makes the subject ineligible for inclusion