A Study to See if MPI SPECT Phase Analysis Can Detect Varying Levels of Changes in Heart Rhythm Patterns


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine if MPI SPECT phase analysis can detect varying degrees of abnormal heart rhythm between patients with normal coronary artery circulation, ischemia (poor blood circulation), and infarct (area of dead tissue) from loss of circulation.

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

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have been clinically referred for a stress MPI 
  • Are able to give consent


Exclusion Criteria

  • Pediatric patients 
  • Those who refuse to give consent
  • Those that have contraindications for MPI stress testing as determined by the Nuclear laboratory guidelines (for instance patients with unstable angina or those unable to remain still for MPI imaging)
  • If a patient undergoes a second stress test within a year, only one study will be utilized in the analysis (unique patients)

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

Martin Rodriguez-Porcel, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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