Clinical Trials & Studies
University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute continues to build on a legacy of innovation that began over 150 years ago. Our team is forging medicine’s future by translating cardiovascular advances at the earliest stages of development into improved patient care.
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Our team of more than 70 cardiovascular faculty, fellows and staff manages over 140 active clinical trials and follows more than 3,500 patients. Our trials include first-in-human and Phase II-IV studies in cardiovascular medicine, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, vascular surgery, endovascular therapies, heart failure, cardiac surgery and advanced cardiovascular imaging.
The following highlights just a few of our actively recruiting clinical trials. These and other University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center advances are poised to benefit the lives of patients affected by heart and vascular diseases for generations to come.
Adipose Dysfunction, Imaging, Physiology, and Outcomes with SGLT2i’s for Sleep Apnea
The BODY-REAL Study
Clinical effectiveness of body fat distribution imaging in real-world practice
Studies to address risks for cardiovascular disease
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device Study
Patient Registry Sub-Study Consent: Feasibility and Clinical Utility of the Dexcom in CINEMA Program Patients
Evaluating metabolic mechanisms of Ertugliflozin in diabetes & heart failure
EMMED without diabetes
Evaluating Metabolic Mechanisms of Ertugliflozin in Non-Diabetes Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
GORE VBX Study
Evaluation of the GORE® VIAFORT Vascular Stent for Treatment of Symptomatic Iliofemoral Venous Obstruction
Registry is to collect safety and performance data on devices used in standard clinical practice
REBIRTH Observational Cohort: Evaluation of Myocardial Recovery in Breastfeeding Women with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Study to determine how well a device performs in the treatment of a diseased aortic arch.
Vascular Innovation Unit (VIU)
The Vascular Innovation Unit (VIU) focuses on being the first to bring the latest limb salvage techniques to our patients before anywhere else. Innovative limb salvage clinical trials are underway at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.