Cardiology

Cardiology Research Activities

The Division of Cardiology is actively involved in the following research studies:

  • Placement of Coronary Sinus/Left Ventricular Pacing Leads with Endocardial Solutions, Incorporated Nav-X Guidance Protocol.
    • Principal Investigator: Christopher Erickson, MD
    • Granting agency: St Jude Medical, Endocardial Solutions
  • Detection and Modulation of Vascular Inflammatory Events
    • Principal Investigator: Daniel R. Anderson, MD, PhD
    • Granting agency: National American Heart Association
  • OPTIMUM Lead Insulation Material Registry
    • Principal Investigator: Daniel R. Anderson, MD, PhD
    • Granting agency: St. Jude Medical
  • DEfibrillators To Reduce Risk by Magnetic ResoNance Imaging Evaluation (DETERMINE)
    • Principal Investigator: Daniel R. Anderson, MD, PhD
    • Granting agency: St. Jude Medical
  • CryoFACTs Trial: CryoCath Freezor CryoAblation Catheter System
    • Principal Investigator: Arthur Easley, MD
    • Granting agency: CryoCor, Inc
  • Microbubble Potentiated Ultrasound as a New Method of Declotting Thrombosed Dialysis Grafts and Examination of the Effect of Ultrasound Attenuation on Thrombus Dissolution
    • Principal Investigator: Thomas R. Porter, MD
    • Granting agency: ImaRx Therapeutics
  • Sonothrombolysis of Vascular Clots with Targeted Bubbles
    • Principal Investigator: Thomas R. Porter, MD
    • Granting agency: ImaRx Therapeutics
  • Targeted Blood Brain Barrier Permeability Changes with Ultrasound and Microbubbles
    • Principal Investigator: Thomas R. Porter, MD
    • Granting agency: National Institutes of Health
  • The Definity Real Time Perfusion During Dobutamine Stress Echo Database
    • Principal Investigator: Thomas R. Porter, MD
    • Granting agency: Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Advancing Academic and Community Practices Through IAIMS
    • Principal Investigator: John R. Windle, MD
    • Granting agencies:
      • Department of Health and Human Services
      • National Institutes of Health
      • National Library of Medicine

For information about all current Internal Medicine clinical research studies, visit the Center for Clinical and Translational Research & Great Plains Health Research Consortium (CCTRGPRC) website.

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