Cardiovascular Care Clinical Trials

Cardiovascular (Heart) Clinical Trials

Cardiovascular Care Clinical Trials

If you or someone you love is living with a cardiovascular condition, clinical trials may provide a promising alternative option. The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine offers access to clinical trials that look for new ways to diagnose, treat and/or prevent heart and vascular disease.

For more information regarding cardiovascular clinical trials, please visit:

  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, send an email or call 312.926.4000‚Äč.
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Central DuPage Hospital, call the Northwestern Medicine Office of Research at 630.933.6528. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

Current Clinical Trials

Study: A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double dummy, parallel group, active-controlled 8-week study to evaluate the effect of sacubitril/valsartan (LCZ696) versus enalapril on changes in NT proBNP and safety and tolerability of in hospital initiation of LCZ696 compared to enalapril in HFrEF patients who have been stabilized following hospitalization for acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF)
Clinical Trial #: NCT02554890
Principal Investigator: Michelle C. Montpetit, MD
Contact: Seema Jain, 630.933.7581, Seema.Jain@nm.org

Study: Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia
Clinical Trial #: NCT02060630
Principal Investigator: Michael J. Verta, MD
Contact: Seema Jain, 630.933.7581, Seema.Jain@nm.org

Study:
Multicenter, Observational, Post-Market, Real World Study to Assess Outcomes of Patients Treated with the AFX System compared to other EVAR devices for Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Clinical Trial #: NCT02407457
Principal Investigator: Michael J. Verta, MD
Contact: Seema Jain, 630.933.7581, Seema.Jain@nm.org

Study: 
A Post Market Observational Study to Obtain Additional Information on the Use of Cormatrix® CanGaroo ECM® Envelope
Clinical Trial #: NCT02530970
Principal Investigator: Omeed Zardkoohi, MD
Contact: Seema Jain, 630.933.7581, Seema.Jain@nm.org

Study: 
Left Atrial Appendage Ligation with the Lariat+® Suture Delivery System as Adjunctive Therapy to Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Persistent or Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Clinical Trial #: NCT02513797
Principal Investigator: Todd T. Tomson, MD
Contact: Todd T. Tomson, MD, 630.933.7581, Seema.Jain@nm.org