At the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center, our world-renowned research advances patient care in the field of venous disease.

Advancing Venous Disease Care

Clinical research in the Venous Disease Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center combines leading research with patient care to develop innovative options to treat vascular disease.

View a sample of our clinical research below.

Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) Registry

  • Description of study: The purpose of this registry (“the PERT Registry”) is to gather data on patients diagnosed with pulmonary embolism, treated by the Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) at MGH for epidemiologic, therapeutic, quality assessment and outcomes research. The PERT registry is will advance our understanding of practices used and outcomes of PE treatment modalities, and drive future comparative research in the field.
  • Study type: Medical Chart Review
  • Principal Investigator: Kenneth Rosenfield, MD

Venous Thrombectomy Using Suction Filtration and Extracorporeal Bypass

  • Description of study: The purpose of this research is to show a single center experience with a novel device for extraction of thrombotic masses in the great veins, right atrium, right ventricle and pulmonary arteries. The intent of the study will be to detail patient population, technical considerations and procedural as well as in hospital outcomes.
  • Study type:Clinical Study
  • Principal Investigator: Ido Weinberg, MD