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NCT02538315 : Using [18F]FDOPA PET/CT to Monitor the Effectiveness of Fetal Dopaminergic Grafts in Parkinson Disease Patients
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: N/A
Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease based on clinical diagnosis by Neuro-surgeon and/or
Neurologist with specialty in Parkinson's disease

- Must be a resident of Canada

- Able to understand and provide written informed consent

- Referred by a treating physician

- Patients must be able to tolerate the physical/logistical requirements of a
FDOPA-PET/CT scan, including withholding of medication, lying supine for up to 45
minutes, and intravenous cannulation for injection of the study drug

- 18 years and older, with clinical diagnosis of PD (presence of two out of following
three symptoms: bradykinesia, rigidity and resting tremor) as per standard clinical

Exclusion Criteria:

- Medically unstable patients (e.g. acute cardiac or respiratory distress or
hypotensive, etc.)

- Patients who exceed the safe weight limit of the PET/CT bed or who cannot fit through
the PET/CT bore

- Patients who are claustrophobic
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