Trial ID or NCT#

NCT03195270

Status

recruiting iconRECRUITING

Purpose

The investigators are studying the ability of PET/MR imaging (using the PET tracer [18F]FDG) to objectively identify and characterize pain generators in patients suffering from chronic pain.

Official Title

Use of [18F]FDG PET/MRI in the Diagnosis of Pain Generators and/or Sites of Inflammation and to Monitor Treatment Effects in Patients With Chronic Pain

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes

Investigator(s)

Sandip Biswal, MD
Sandip Biswal, MD
Radiologist
Associate Professor of Radiology (Musculoskeletal Imaging)
Vivianne Tawfik
Vivianne Tawfik
Anesthesiologist, Pain management specialist
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult Pain)
Catherine Curtin MD
Catherine Curtin MD
Hand and upper extremity surgeon
Professor of Surgery (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) and, by courtesy, of Orthopaedic Surgery
Matthew Smuck, MD
Matthew Smuck, MD
Spine physiatrist, Physiatrist
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Ian Carroll, MD, MS
Ian Carroll, MD, MS
Headache specialist, Orofacial pain specialist, Pain management specialist
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult Pain)
Garry Gold
Garry Gold
Radiologist
Professor of Radiology (Musculoskeletal Imaging)
Stuart Goodman, MD, PhD
Stuart Goodman, MD, PhD
Arthritis and joint replacement surgeon, Orthopaedic surgeon, Total joint replacement surgeon
The Robert L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor of Surgery and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering

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CONTACT

Sandip Biswal, MD
(650) 725-8018