A Study of Using Magnetic Resonance Elastography to Measure Stiffness (mechanical properties) of the Meningioma and Other Brain Tumors Similar to Meningiomas


About this study

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate improved planning for meningioma and similar brain tumor surgery.

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:

  • Adult patients ≥ 18 years old.
  • Patients undergoing a craniotomy for meningioma and brain tumor resection.
  • Patients will be identified by Dr. Meyer’s clinical assistant prior to their preoperative appointment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients under 18 years old.
  • Patients who have not undergone a craniotomy for meningioma and brain tumor resection.

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

John Huston, M.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Laurie Olsen-Holtorf CCRP



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