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Vascular Surgery Clinical Research : Active Clinical Trials

 

Major Vascular Research Categories:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Gene Therapy
  • Non-invasive Imaging
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Venous Disease
  • Wound Care

Contact Us About Potential Eligibility:
Jennifer Finn, R.N.
jfinn1@partners.org
(617) 726-8875 ph
(617) 726-2560 fx

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Active Vascular Clinical Trials:

Thoracic Aorta Dissection

Investigators:
Richard Paul Cambria, M.D.
David C. Brewster, M.D.
Christopher J. Kwolek, M.D.
Glenn M. LaMuraglia, M.D.
Michael T. Watkins, M.D.
Mark Conrad, M.D.

Brief Summary:
Members of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery are involved in the Cook Dissection trial to evaluate the use of endovascular stent graft repair for thoracic aortic dissections.

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Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting

Investigators:

Richard Paul Cambria, M.D.
Michael Conrad, M.D.
David C. Brewster, M.D.
Christopher J. Kwolek, M.D.
Glenn M. LaMuraglia, M.D.
Michael T. Watkins, M.D.

Brief Summary:
Members of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery are actively participating in ongoing trials of carotid angioplasty and stenting for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. These trials include Gore Empire, Biomedical Lumen and the Cordis post-market surveillance study.

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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft

Investigators:

Richard Paul Cambria, M.D.
David C. Brewster, M.D.
Christopher J. Kwolek, M.D.
Glenn M. LaMuraglia, M.D.

Brief Summary:
Members of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery are currently participating in clinical trials for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms utilizing commercially available and investigational devices.

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Abdominal Aortic Stent Grafting

Investigators:

Richard Paul Cambria, M.D.
Michael Conrad, M.D.
David C. Brewster, M.D.
Christopher J. Kwolek, M.D.
Glenn M. LaMuraglia, M.D.
Michael T. Watkins, M.D.

Brief Summary:
In addition to utilizing the commercially available stent grafts, members of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery are involved in new Medtronic Pivotal Study as well as the Aptus Staple System.

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Gene Therapy for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Investigators:

Michael R. Jaff, M.D.
Christopher J. Kwolek, M.D.

Brief Summary:
Members of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery will be involved with new gene therapy trials to promote the growth of new blood vessels in patients with severe peripheral vascular disease.

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