Evaluation of Advanced Methods for Improved Imaging in Musculoskeletal MRI


About this study

The purpose of this study are to evaluate new MRI software methods to improve imaging near implants. 

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:

Patients undergoing standard clinical Magnetic Resonance imaging (MRI) examinations that also have:

  • Hip implant;
  • Elbow implant;
  • Hand/wrist/finger implant;
  • Knee implant;
  • Foot/ankle Implant;
  • Exams where fat suppression commonly fails such as brachial plexus, diabetic foot and other exams where patients are close to the magnet bore;
  • Healthy volunteers.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None.





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

Kimberly Amrami, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Kathy Brown

(507) 538-1321


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