Clinical Trials
CHRISTINE E. LYNN HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE

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DiagnosisInvestigator/SponsorProtocol Title & PurposeEligibility
Post-Coronary Artery Bypass SurgeryAlexander Kulik, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Physician- Sponsored

American Heart Association
Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events (ACTIVE Trial): Does High-Dose Postoperative Statin Therapy Improve Graft Patency after Coronary Bypass?

The purpose of the study is to see if high-dose statin therapy will prevent the development of vein blockages (atherosclerosis) during the first year after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. (CABG)

http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01528709
Patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass surgery at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Enrollment will occur within 4 days from surgery.
Pacemaker/defibrillator Martin Kloosterman, MD

Medtronic
Attain Performa™ Quadripolar Lead Clinical Study

The purpose of the Study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Medtronic Attain Performa quadripolar, left ventricular pacing lead ("Study Lead") during and post the implant procedure.

http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT01751022?term=attain+performa&rank=1&show_locs=Y#locn
Patients who receive cardiac resynchronization therapy at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

VASCULAR

DiagnosisInvestigator/SponsorProtocol Title & PurposeEligibility
Aortic AneurysmsW. Anthony Lee, MD, FACS

Physician-Sponsored
The Evaluation of Branch Endografts in the Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the use of branched endografts in the treatment of thoracoabdominal and suprarenal aortic aneurysms that cannot be treated using conventional stent grafts.

http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01524211
Diagnosis of a thoracoabdominal or suprarenal aortic aneurysm that requires repair and that meets study specific qualifying criteria for enrollment.
Aortic-iliac or iliac aneurysmsW. Anthony Lee, MD, FACS

Cook Incorporated
Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Zenith Branch Endovascular Graft-Iliac Bifurcation System with Connect SX-PRESERVE

The purpose of this study is to collect confirmatory safety and effectiveness data on the Zenith Branch Endovascular Graft-Iliac Bifurcation System in patients with aortic-iliac or iliac aneurysms.

http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01208415
Diagnosis of an aneurysm in the iliac arteries that requires repair and that meets study specific qualifying criteria for enrollment.
Abdominal Aortic aneurysmsW. Anthony Lee, MD, FACS

TriVascular Incorporated
The PMA Post-Approval Study to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Effectiveness of the Ovation™/Ovation Prime™ Abdominal Stent System

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the long term safety and effectiveness of the Ovation/Ovation Prime Abdominal Stent Graft System for the endovascular-treatment of infrareneal abdominal aortic aneurysms in a post-approval environment.

http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01980901?lead=Trivascular&rank=1
Diagnosis of an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta that requires repair and that meets study specific qualifying criteria for enrollment.
Carotid arteries (narrowed or partially blocked neck artery)Eric Heller, MD

Cordis Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson company
SAPPHIRE WW Stenting and Angioplasty with Protection in Patients at High Risk for Endarterectomy

The purpose of this study is to collect confirmatory safety and effectiveness data on the use of the Cordis PRECISE, Nitinol Stent Systems, the Cordis ANGIOGUARD™ XP/RXEmboli Capture Guidewire (ECGW) and next generation Cordis carotid stents and EPDs devices.

http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00403078?lead=cordis&rank=48
High-surgical risk patients with atherosclerotic disease of the carotid artery.

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