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Coronary Artery Disease Clinical Trials

A listing of Coronary Artery Disease medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (273) clinical trials

Evaluating the Role of Thrombin in Saphenous Vein Graft Failure After Heart Bypass Surgery

The saphenous vein, which runs from the ankle to the groin along the inside of the leg, is commonly used as a graft for people undergoing a CABG surgery. The vein is removed from the leg and reattached to the heart to create a detour around the blocked part of ...

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Cardiovascular Disease Screening

This is a screening protocol. This protocol allows two functions: 1) the protocol allows physicians in the Suburban/NHLBI Cardiovascular Imaging program to evaluate patients referred to the program with clinically indicated studies and research studies. 2) It is also designed to determine if patients may be suitable candidates for one ...

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Retrospective Study of the Impact of Drug Eluting Stents

A major limitation of percutaneous coronary stenting compared to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery has been the significantly higher need for repeat revascularization due to restenosis occurring at or near the stent site. By eluting a potent anti-proliferative agent from a polymer coated stent in a time-controlled manner, it has ...

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Effects of Celecoxib On Restenosis After Coronary Intervention and Evolution of Atherosclerosis Trial

Restenosis is the major adverse effect of coronary stent implantation. Drug-eluting stent has markedly reduced restenosis as compared with bare-metal stent, but restenosis is still the main cause of repeat coronary intervention after drug-eluting stent implantation. After coronary stent implantation, inflammatory reaction occurs in vessel wall and vascular smooth muscle ...

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Platelet Function Assessment for Atherothrombotic Patients

Methods and Expected Results—In this prospective follow-up study, we will assess the predictive power of different assays of platelet function (PFA-100, plasma levels of von Willebrand factor, P-selectin, soluble CD40 ligand, and myeloid-related protein-8/14, and ADP-induced P-selectin [CD62P] expression on platelets by flow cytometry) before and after high-dose (600 mg) ...

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Identifying Vulnerable Plaques in Blood Vessels of the Heart Using a New Imaging Technique

Atherosclerosis is a condition in which deposits of fat, cholesterol, and other substances build up along the inner walls of arteries; these deposits are known as plaque. As plaque builds up, it increases the risk of heart attack. Previous autopsy studies have shown that vulnerable plaques, a type of atherosclerotic ...

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Surgical Manipulation of the Aorta and Cerebral Infarction

Stroke is one of the most devastating complications following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with an overall incidence ranging from 2.0 % to 3.2 %. The presumed etiology for the majority of strokes after CABG is atheroembolism from the diseased aorta ascendens caused by surgical manipulation. Off-pump coronary artery bypass ...

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Prevention of Contrast Nephropathy During Diagnostic Coronary Angiogram or PCI With Hydratation Based on LEVDP

The goal is to determine if prehydration based on LEVDP is superior to a standard hydratation, independant of volemic status, with NaCl 0.9% or NaHCO3 for the prevention of contrast nephropathy related to a diagnostic coronary angiogram or to PCI.

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