Last updated on August 2020

Using MRI to Visualize Regional Therapy Response in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Pulmonary Fibrosis | Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Healthy volunteer (technical optimization)
  2. Outpatients of either gender, age > 18.
  3. Willing and able to give informed consent and adhere to visit/protocol schedules. (Consent must be given before any study procedures are performed.)
  4. Clinical diagnosis of IPF by established means

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Subject is less than 18 years old
  2. MRI is contraindicated based on responses to MRI screening questionnaire
  3. Subject is pregnant or lactating
  4. Respiratory illness of a bacterial or viral etiology within 30 days of MRI
  5. Subject has any form of known cardiac arrhythmia
  6. Subject does not fit into 129Xe vest coil used for MRI
  7. Subject cannot hold his/her breath for 15 seconds
  8. Subject deemed unlikely to be able to comply with instructions during imaging
  9. Recent exacerbation (within 30 days) defined by the need for antibiotics and/or systemic steroids
  10. Medical or psychological conditions which, in the opinion of the investigator, might create undue risk to the subject or interfere with the subject's ability to comply with the protocol requirements

Recruitment Status: Closed


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