Carolinas HealthCare System

Research and Clinical Trials

Title  
ABSORB IV
Brief Description  
This study looks at the safety and effectiveness, including short-term and long-term benefits, of treating blockages in the coronary arteries (blood vessels of the heart) with an investigational device called ABSORB Bioreabsorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) system. This system will be compared to a commercially available metallic stent that is coated withmedication to help prevent the re-narrowing of arteries. The investigational stend, however, is not metal.
Who may be Eligible  
The study doctor(s) will determine eligibility based on the number and location of blockage(s).
Start Date  
04/03/2013
IRB Number  
04-13-04A
Principal Investigator  
Wilson, Hadley
Contact Name  
Sally

For More Information, Contact   Sally  Krueger , RN
Phone:  (704) 355-4797  Fax:  (704) 355-7264 
Email:  SHVIClinicalResearch@carolinashealthcare.org
Address:  1001 Blythe Blvd, MCP M-201
Charlotte, NC 28203
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