Use of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (cMRI) and Echocardiogram to Diagnose Constrictive Pericarditis and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy


About this study

The purpose of this study is to learn whether Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (cMRI) and/or echocardiogram is useful to diagnose patients with unique heart conditions. This research study focuses on evaluating the use of cMRI or echocardiogram as a novel, non-invasive method for evaluating specific heart conditions.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age ≥ 18 years
  • No diagnosis of heart or lung disease

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Nandan Anavekar, M.B., B.Ch.

Closed for enrollment

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