Advancing Vascular Care

Clinical research in the Renal and Mesenteric Artery Disease 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.

Study title:

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






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