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NCT02367469 : Tryptophan Metabolism in Human Brain Tumors
AgesMin: 13 Years Max: N/A
Inclusion Criteria:

1. Clinical and MRI diagnosis of an intracranial lesion suspicious for a brain tumor,
including primary and metastatic tumors, or a possible residual or recurrent brain
tumor (based on clinical imaging); or history of glioma treatment with chemoradiation,
even if no definite progression is found on clinical MRI.

2. Age =13 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Severe increased intracranial pressure, status epilepticus, or other symptoms
requiring emergency or urgent intervention.

2. Resective surgery within 2 months prior to the PET scan (acute/subacute post-surgical
inflammatory changes may cause false positive increases on AMT PET).

3. Positive pregnancy test (because of radiation involved in PET scanning).
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