UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Enrolling Clinical Trials

May 23, 2018 The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute plays an integral part in improving heart and vascular treatment, including through their continued research and offering of dozens of clinical trials. The Heart and Vascular Institute experts encourage patients to consider clinical trials and offer a series of steps for patients to take when interested in beginning a trial. 
 
Engaging in a clinical trial under the careful guidance of UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute physicians and staff gives patients a chance to contribute to the advancement of scientific discovery in the field of heart and vascular diseases and treatments. In addition, patients at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute have access to some of the most current and promising procedures and medications through their participation in clinical trials. 
 
New trials are currently enrolling for symptomatic heart failure patients with moderately severe or severe mitral regurgitation, as well as those with chronic, symptomatic heart failure. For more information, please visit the Heart and Vascular Research / Clinical Trials page on Physician Resources. For a more comprehensive list of clinical trials for cardiology, cardiac surgery, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, and vascular surgery, please visit the HVI website