For information on a research trial, contact the Research Office at
469.814.4720 or THHBPResearchDepartment@bswhealth.org.
Principal Investigator: Robert F. Hebeler, Jr., MD
Evaluation of a new method of reducing pain associated with interpleural tubes following thoracic surgery.
CTSN MMR SMR 5Y
Principal Investigator: Michael Mack, MD
This is a continuation of two CTSN randomized trials, the SMR and MMR trials, for the purpose of assessing the long-term outcomes of the index cardiac surgical therapy in patients with ischemic MR.
Principal Investigator: Robert L. Smith, II, MD
Evaluate the efficacy and safety of performing tricuspid valve (TV) repair in patients undergoing mitral valve surgery with either moderate tricuspid regurgitation (TR) or less-than-moderate TR with tricuspid annular dilation.
Principal Investigators: Shelley Hall, MD
Evaluate the safety and efficacy of injecting MPCs (150 million dose) into the native myocardium of LVAD recipients. The secondary objectives are to explore the functional and psychological effects of injecting MPCs (150 million dose) into the native myocardium of LVAD recipients.
Post MRV Afib
Principal Investigator: James R. Edgerton, MD
Assessment of the incidence of atrial fibrillation (Afib) events after discharge in patients with isolated post-mitral valve/replacement or post-mitral valve repair/replacement with tricuspid valve repair/replacement.
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