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.
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
- 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.
- Press Release
- Dec | 4 | 2017
Study Finds More Than 1 in 6 Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease Who Undergo Revascularization Readmitted Within 30 Days
A study of nearly 62,000 hospitalizations nationwide has found that more than one in six patients with peripheral arterial disease who undergo revascularization procedures to restore blood flow to blocked leg arteries and other arteries outside of the heart are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days
- Staff Story
- Oct | 18 | 2017
The Mass General Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery showcases three medical assistants who ensure clinics run efficiently and patients receive compassionate, high-quality care.
- Aug | 23 | 2017
The Joint Commission recently certified Mass General as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, recognizing the specific capabilities of hospitals that can treat the most complex stroke cases.
- Jul | 4 | 2017
Sherry Scovell, MD, vascular surgeon at Mass General explains why it is important to start wearing compression socks when you are young.