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The mission of the Veterans Research and Education Foundation of St. Louis is to improve the health and well-being of Veterans through research and education conducted within the VA St. Louis Health Care System.

Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for Severe CaLcIfic Coronary Arteries: Orbital Atherectomy vs. Conventional Angioplasty Technique Prior to Implantation of Drug-Eluting StEnts

This Multi-Center Clinical Trial is designed to evaluate Orbital Atherectomy compared to conventional balloon angioplasty technique for the treatment of severely calcified lesions prior to implantation of drug-eluting stents (DES)

Our study team was recently recognized for being the #1 site in enrollment for this trial thanks to the amazing work done by Kelly Reno and Dr. Nasir.

PI: Dr. Ammar Nasir

Study Coordinator: Kelly Reno

This study is currently enrolling. To learn more about ECLIPSE and how you can join contact our research office at (314) 289-7690.