Impact of FDG-PET/CT on Management of Patients With Native Valve Infective Endocarditis

  • End date
    Dec 31, 2024
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Montreal Heart Institute
Updated on 11 April 2021


The proposed study is a multicentric prospective observational cohort study of patients with suspected NVE. The study population includes those with Possible IE according to the modified Duke criteria and investigated at one of the 6 participating sites which include 2 cardiac centers, the MHI and the IUCPQ, as well as 4 tertiary care centers, the Jewish General Hospital , the McGill University Health Centre and the CHUS.

Condition Endocarditis, Bacterial Endocarditis, Heart disease, Heart disease, Cardiac Disease, Cardiac Disease, Native Valve Endocarditis
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04792281
SponsorMontreal Heart Institute
Last Modified on11 April 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

years of age or older, capable to provide informed consent
Referred for a FDG-PET/CT study
Classified as having Possible IE prior to FDG-PET/CT imaging
Patients must be able to tolerate the physical/logistical requirements of a PET/CT scan

Exclusion Criteria

Subjects with prosthetic cardiac valve and/or CIED
Pregnant or breastfeeding female
Body mass index > 45 kg/m2
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