Clinical Research and Clinical Trials

Latest Medical Advancements Are Within Reach at the Vascular Center

Experts at the Vascular Center at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, perform leading-edge clinical research and clinical trials. All vascular surgeons at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center hold faculty positions at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and maintain a strong academic and research focus.

Current Clinical Trials

Our current clinical trials include the following:

  • CREATE PAS – Carotid Revascularization with ev3 Arterial Technology Evolution Post Approval Study, P.I.: Vikram Kashyap, MD
  • ENGAGE PAS – Post Approval Study Evaluating The Long Term Safety And Effectiveness of The ENDURANT Stent Graft System, P.I.: Vikram Kashyap, MD
  • INSPIRATION – A Multicenter, Open Label, Prospective, Non-Randomized Study of The INCRAFTTM Stent Graft System In Subjects With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, P.I.: Vikram Kashyap, MD
  • CVRx® Rheos Pivotal Trial – Carotid Baroreceptor Stimulator, P.I.: John Wang, MD
  • Hemodialysis Access Duplex Ultrasound Surveillance and Cost Considerations, P.I.: John Wang, M.D
  • LEVANT 2 – A Prospective, Multicenter, single Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing the MoxyTM Drug Coated Balloon vs. Standard Balloon Angioplasty for Treatment of Femoropopliteal Arteries – P.I.: Sahil Parikh, MD
  • SIMPLICITY HTN-3 – Renal Denervation in Patients with Uncontrolled Hypertension, P.I.: Sahil Parikh, MD
  • Biomet CLI – MarrowStimTM PAD Kit for the Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) in Subjects with severe Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), P.I.: Vikram Kashyap, MD

Fellow-Oriented Medical Research

Research performed within the Vascular Center includes work by physicians accepted in our two-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship program.  This fellow-oriented focus also provides ample opportunities for presentations at national meetings as well as manuscript submissions for publication. Our basic medical research efforts include the following:

  • Porcine Carotid Graft – Biomimetic Engineering of Vascular Prostheses, P.I.: Vikram Kashyap, MD
  • Clinical Significance of Pulse Volume Recording in Vascular Surgery Practice, P.I.: Vikram Kashyap, MD

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