In this Q&A, Aneesh Singhal, MD, vice chair of the Department of Neurology, describes the risk of clotting disorders among COVID-19 patients, the treatment options available, how patients can prevent stroke and what to do if they experience symptoms.
At the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center, our world-renowned research advances patient care in the field of renal and mesenteric artery disease.
Advancing Vascular Care
Clinical research in the Renal and Mesenteric Artery Disease Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center combines leading research with patient care to develop innovative options to treat renal and mesenteric artery disease.
View a sample of our clinical research below.
ARTISAN: iCAST™ RX De Novo Stent Placement for the Treatment of Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Stenosis in Patients with Resistant Hypertension
- Description of study: The primary objective of the ARTISAN trial is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the iCAST™ RX Stent System for the treatment of subjects with resistant hypertension associated with de novo atherosclerotic renal artery disease.
- Study type: Clinical Trial
- Principal Investigator: Douglas Drachman, MD
- Patient Education
- Mar | 2 | 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mass General Fireman Vascular Center is providing general and surgical care for our patients. We have taken unprecedented steps to ensure all office visits, procedures and surgeries are welcoming and safe. We have also expanded our virtual visit offerings.
- Press Release
- May | 16 | 2019
New high-sensitivity cardiac troponin tests can help physicians diagnose a heart attack in as little as an hour.
- Jan | 25 | 2019
45 doctors from Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Surgery were included in Boston magazine's 2019 Top Doctors list.
- Press Release
- Jan | 22 | 2019
A new report from investigators at Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, the New England Research Institutes and Massachusetts General Hospital describes international clinical trial.
- Staff Story
- Jan | 10 | 2019
The Mass General Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery recognizes Peggy Leary, who ensures clinics run efficiently and that patients receive compassionate, high-quality care.