Assessment of Human Bone by a New Ultrasound Device


About this study

The goal of the proposed project is to develop a new type of quantitative ultrasound, based on a fundamentally new mechanism of generation of acoustic waves in bone that allows evaluation of bone properties in a wide frequency range.

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:  

  • 21 years and older
  • Healthy human volunteers with no bone concerns, as in previous bone injuries or fractures.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Human subjects with prior tibia fractures

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 Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Azra Alizad, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Cynthia Andrist

(507) 293-3290

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