Toward a uniform policy for handling incidental findings in neuroimaging research.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A recent study carried out at the University of California, Irvine exemplifies a commonly overlooked ethical conundrum of neuroimaging research: incidental findings. Research study designs must address the potential of uncovering unexpected findings in subjects during the study and delineate a protocol for reporting and initiating treatment. We urge the community to petition their home institutional review board to mandate inclusion of an incidental findings protocol into all neuroimaging research applications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Brown, DA; Hasso, AN

Published Date

  • September 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1425 - 1427

PubMed ID

  • 18687749

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8119030

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1936-959X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3174/ajnr.A1227


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States