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Aortic Enlargement in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Objective

To determine if aortic enlargement is present in traumatic SCI patients after the first 5 years post injury.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00078154
Principal Investigator(s)
Alan Anschel

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Spinal Cord Injury Research

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Contact
Olivia Park at
or opark@ric.org
Who Can Participate

Traumatic SCI

T12 or above based on clinic exam

ASIA A/B/C

5 years and greater post-injury

Ages 18-49

No prior diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm disease or history of aortic or iliac surgery

No pregnant/lactating female subjects

No known thoracic aortic injury