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Research Physicians:     Munier Nazzal, MD, FRCS, FACS, RVT     Jihad Abbas, MD, FACS     Gerald Zelenock, MD, FACS Research Staff:     Marilyn Ritter, RN     Anne Knepper, RN
Research Studies:
Status Title
Closed TOLEDO thrombolysis study: Catheter Directed intrathormbus thrombolysis with urokinase versus anticoagulation alone for Acute iliofemoral thrombosis
Closed VASCA Life site catheters: Comparison of the Life Site Hemodialysis Access System to the HemoSplit Long Term Hemodialysis Catheter in Patients Requiring Dialysis
Closed CUBICIN for Complicated Post-Surgical Wound Infections
Enrolling patients CAROTID Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting (CREST)
Closed A PHASE 3, Open-label, Multicenter Study of Efficacy and Safety of Visipaque in Subjects with Suspected Peripheral Arterial Occlusion
Closed A PHASE II DOUBLE BLIND, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of AMG0001 to Improve Peripheral Vascular Disease
Closed An IDE for high risk carotid artery stenting: Cares study
Enrolling patients Carotid Stenting in High risk Patients (VIVA) study
Closed A Dose Ranging Trial for the Evaluation of the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Odiparcil in Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism Following Total Knee Replacement Surgery , (TOPVENT)
Closed Evaluation of the Zilver PTX Vascular Stent in the Above-the – knee Femoropopliteal Artery Clinical Trial
On Hold Phase 3, multicenter, Multi-National, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study t evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Alfimeprase in Subjects with Acute Peripheral Arterial Occlusion (NAPA-3) (HA007)
Closed Follow up Study on Retrievable Tulip Filter
On Hold A double blind, placebo controlled, randomized dose response trial to investigate the efficacy of Juvista in the improvement of scar appearance when applied to the approximated wound margins following bilateral varicose vein removal
Coming Soon A randominzed, single blind trial to assess the effectiveness of maintaining patency and safety of the vascular wrap.  Paclitaxel-eluting mesh after surgical implantation with the Lifespan ePTFE vascular graft in the upper extremity for hemodialysis vascular access
Coming Soon A long-term safety study of the vascular wrap Paclitaxel-eluting mesh for hemodialysis access
Coming Soon Carotid artery stenting for high risk patients (Sapphire WW)

Other Clinical Research Projects: - Inferior vena cava filters: complications and followup - Retrievable inferior vena cava filters in trauma - Duplex ultrasound criteria after carotid artery stenting - Fate of deep venous thrombosis in patients in differential treatment protocols - Carotid artery stenting: complications and followup - Experience with thoracic aortic injuries

Contact our Research Staff: (419)383-5228 (phone) (419)383-3238 (fax)

Last Updated: 4/20/16