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Atherosclerosis Clinical Trials

A listing of Atherosclerosis 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 (20) clinical trials

A Study of Hemopure to Enhance Tissue Preservation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery

The primary objective is to determine the safety and feasibility of administering Hemopure® (HBOC-201) to reduce myocardial necrosis, as measured by CK-MB enzyme elevation, and enhance tissue preservation during cardiopulmonary bypass.

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RESTORE-IT-Study of Rifalazil in Chlamydia Pneumoniae Seropositive Patients With a History of Atherosclerotic Disease

To evaluate the effect of treatment with rifalazil versus placebo taken once weekly for 12 weeks on carotid atherosclerotic disease progression in patients who test positive for Chlamydia pneumoniae. Measurements of the carotid artery wall (intima-media thickness) and plaque characteristics will be evaluated with high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ...

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Combined CABG and Stem-Cell Transplantation for Heart Failure

The prevalence of symptomatic heart failure in general population is up to 2% and the prevalence increases rapidly with age. Half of the patients with symptomatic heart failure will die within 4 years of diagnosis.The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of bone marrow-derived stem cell transplantation ...

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Effect of 6R-BH4 Treatment in Coronary Artery Disease (OXBIO Study)

Decreased production of nitric oxide (NO) from the endothelium (the layer of cells that forms the lining of all blood vessels) has been shown to contribute to atherosclerosis. NO has multiple beneficial effects on vascular function. Endothelial function can be measured in humans via a number of methods, and endothelial ...

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Niacin As Secondary Prevention Of Coronary Artery Disease (NASPOCAD)

Aim of the study is to show additional effects of the combined therapy of niacin and statins analyzing number and function of EPCs and other stem cell populations and adiponectin as well as hsCRP levels in patients with CAD.

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Use of Flaxseed(Alpha Linolenic Acid) Powder in Morbidly Obese Patients With Systemic Inflammation

Population:Morbidly obese non-smoking patients of the Department of Gastroenterology, candidates for possible bariatric treatment Criteria for inclusion: Males and females, 18- 65 years old, body mass index/BMI > 40 kg/m2 (or > 35 kg/m2 with comorbidities), non-hospitalized and receiving general oral diet, with elevated C-reactive protein/ CRP (> 5mg/L), and ...

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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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Rho Kinase (ROCK) Inhibition in Carotid Atherosclerosis

To evaluate the causal relationship between Rho/Rho kinase overactivity and mechanisms of vascular dysfunction in patients with atherosclerosis.

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Impact of Exercise Training on Endothelial Function in CAD

A total of 20 patients with stable coronary artery disease are prospectively randomized to 4 weeks of exercise training or sedentary lifestyle. Endothelial function of the radial artery is determined by a high-resolution A-mode ultrasound.

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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) With Drug-Eluting Stents (DES) Versus Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) for Patients With Significant Left Main Stenosis

Recent technical advances in percutaneous coronary interventions have made it possible to approach patients with coronary lesions formerly considered to be classical candidates for bypass surgery, e.g. patients with left main coronary stenosis. However, it is still unclear whether the good long-term results achieved with the surgical therapy can be ...

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