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.
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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
- 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.