Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography Method in Comparison to Current Methods in Healthy Volunteers


About this study

The purpose of this study is to look at a contrast-enhanced MR angiography method in comparison to current methods. The contrast-enhanced method can generate images with more spatial detail and can be used to view a much larger region of the patient’s body than is presently possible.

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:

  • Healthy adult volunteers
  • Patients undergoing clinically indicated computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the lower extremities

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are not candidates for MRA by virtue of pacemaker or other contraindicated device 
  • Claustrophobia 
  • Low GFR (<30 ml/min) 
  • Renal transplant 
  • Dialysis patient 
  • Allergy to gadolinium contrast .

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

Stephen Riederer, Ph.D.

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Contact information:

Cancer Center Clinical Trials Referral Office


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