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Vascular Surgery

Research + Clinical Trials

Vascular Surgery research has a long tradition of excellence at Tufts Medical Center. We are on the forefront of new breakthroughs in cellular therapies, wound care, radiation safety, venous disease and aneurysms. To learn more about our open research projects, please use the links below.

Relay Pro-A:
For patients with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms (TAAs) requiring intervention, endovascular treatment for the placement of a device called a stent-graft is usually recommended. This clinical trial aims to investigate the safety and effectiveness of a newly redesigned device which is more flexible and on a smaller delivery device than existing devices. The RelayPro Thoracic Stent-Graft will be offered to patients with TAAs  meeting certain  inclusion criteria. This device may be particularly useful in patients with narrowed arteries leading to the legs in whom passing the current larger devices can be a challenge.