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Many of the treatments that are used today have been greatly improved due to clinical studies. To fully understand health and disease, we must discover and develop treatments and medicines that help fight disease in new ways. By participating in a clinical study, you can not only play an active role in your own healthcare and gain access to potential treatments before they are widely available, but possibly provide hope to others. Until there is a cure, clinical research is one of the most important factors toward the betterment of every patient’s health and welfare- now and in the future. Your involvement can help researchers uncover new treatments and care, and gain a better understanding of disease for you and those in the future. Discover Hope.
 

To learn more about clinical trials including who is eligible to participate please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page. Below are trials that are currently enrolling patients within the MedStar system. To search by specific disease or clinical area click here.

Study Title​Additional Information​
Effect of a Risk Calculator on Patient Satisfaction With the Decision for Midurethral Sling During Prolapse Surgery​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Pelvic Organ Prolapse|Stress Urinary Incontinence|SatisfactionInterventions: Other: Online risk calculator Learn More
Renal Denervation in Patients With Uncontrolled Blood Pressure​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Blood PressureInterventions: Radiation: Radiation Dose 25 Gy|Radiation: Radiation Dose 50 Gy Learn More
​The Use of Cell Free Fetal DNA in the Maternal Blood in the Evaluation of Intrauterine Fetal Demise and MiscarriageRecruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Circulating Cell Free Fetal DNA|Intrauterine Fetal Demise|MiscarriageLearn More
Intra-stent Tissue Evaluation Within BMS and DES > 3 Years Since Implantation​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: In-stent Coronary Artery RestenosisLearn More
​The ACS Ethnicity Platelet Function Study​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Acute Coronary SyndromeInterventions: Drug: Ticagrelor Learn More
Atherosclerotic Coronary Vulnerable Plaque: Correlation With Coronary Artery Calcium​​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Coronary Artery DiseaseInterventions: Other: NIRS|Other: CACS Learn More
​The Promus Element Rewards StudyRecruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Coronary StenosisLearn More
​Cardiac Safety Study in Patients With HER2 + Breast CancerRecruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: HER2 Positive Breast Cancer|Left Ventricular Function Systolic DysfunctionInterventions: Drug: Trastuzumab, Pertuzumab, Ado-trastuzumab emtansine Learn More
Should Integrilin be an Integral Part of Adjunctive Therapy in Patients Undergoing Primary PCI for ST-Elevation MI?​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction|Acute Myocardial InfarctionLearn More
Using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) to Improve Post-Stroke Aphasia​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: AphasiaInterventions: Device: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation|Device: Sham Stimulation Learn More
Preventing Preterm Birth With a Pessary​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Preterm BirthInterventions: Device: Cup pessary (Bioteque America, Inc) Learn More
​Comparing Outcomes for Prontosan Versus Normal Saline for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy With Instillation​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Acutely Infected WoundsInterventions: Drug: Normal saline|Drug: Prontosan Learn More
African-American Pharmacogenetics​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Acute Coronary SyndromeInterventions: Other: Genotyping and platelet reactivity testing with the VerifyNow P2Y12 assay Learn More
Prevalence and Level of Thienopyridine Resistance Seen in a Contemporary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Population​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Increased Drug ResistanceInterventions: Other: Thienopyridine resistance testing|Other: Aspirin resistance testing|Other: Genetic polymorphism assessment Learn More
Chronology of Occult and Gross Coagulopathy in Burn Patients​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Thermal BurnsLearn More
​Does the HPV Vaccine Cause the Same Response in Adolescent Kidney and Liver Transplant Patients as in Healthy Controls?​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Cervical Cancer|Hpv|WartsInterventions: Biological: Quadrivalent HPV for types 6, 11, 16 and 18 Learn More
​Treatment of Crohn's Disease With an Antibiotic Regimen Directed Against Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Crohn's DiseaseInterventions: Drug: Rifabutin, Clarithromycin, and Clofazimine Learn More
​The Effect of Coffee on the Absorption of Thyroid Hormone in Patients With Thyroid Carcinoma​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Thyroid Carcinoma|HypothyroidismInterventions: Other: Black Coffee|Other: Coffee with Milk|Other: Black Tea|Other: Water Learn More
Myobloc Atrophy Study​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Spasticity Secondary to Either a Disorder or Trauma|Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)|Brain Injury|Tumor|StrokeInterventions: Drug: Botox|Drug: MYOBLOC Learn More
The Use of the Prevena Incision Management System (PIMS) on Closed Incisions in Renal Transplant Subjects​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Surgical Site ReactionInterventions: Device: Prevena Incision Management System|Other: Standard of Care for Surgical Incisions Learn More
Sutent Adjunctive Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Papillary Thyroid Cancer|Follicular Thyroid Cancer|Differentiated Thyroid CancerInterventions: Drug: SU011248, Sutent Learn More
Stopping TNF Alpha Inhibitors in Rheumatoid Arthritis​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Rheumatoid ArthritisInterventions: Drug: Etanercept|Drug: Infliximab|Drug: Adalimumab|Drug: Placebo Learn More
A Safer Approach to Total Parenteral Nutrition in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome Intended to Decrease the Frequency and Severity of Liver Damage​Recruitment: AvailableStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Associated Liver FailureInterventions: Drug: Omegaven 10% Learn More
Pilot Study of Exenatide Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Gestational Diabetes​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Gestational DiabetesInterventions: Drug: Exenatide|Genetic: Buccal/blood Sample Collection Learn More
The Lipid-Rich Plaque Study​​Recruitment: Recruiting Study Results: No Results Available Conditions: Coronary Artery Disease|AtherosclerosisLearn More
​Comparison of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection With Axillary Radiation for Patients With Node-Positive Breast Cancer Treated With ChemotherapyRecruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Lymphedema|Stage IA Breast Cancer|Stage IB Breast Cancer|Stage II Breast Cancer|Stage IIIA Breast CancerInterventions: Procedure: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection|Radiation: Nodal Radiation Therapy|Radiation: Axillary Radiation Therapy Learn More
Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy United States (TARGIT-US) Registry Trial​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Malignant Neoplasm of Breast|Breast Diseases|Ductal Breast CarcinomaInterventions: Radiation: Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) Learn More
Safety and Efficacy Study of the Xoft® Axxent® eBx™ IORT System​​Recruitment: Recruiting Study Results: No Results Available Conditions: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma|Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Interventions: Radiation: Intra-operative Radiation Therapy - IORTLearn More
​Combination Immunotherapy With Herceptin and the HER2 Vaccine NeuVax​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Breast CancerInterventions: Drug: Herceptin|Drug: NeuVax vaccine|Drug: GM-CSF Learn More
​Arthrex Eclipse™ Shoulder Prosthesis​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: OsteoarthritisInterventions: Device: Univers™|Device: Eclipse™ Total Shoulder Replacement Learn More
Comparison of Iodine-124 (I-124) and Iodine-131 (I-131) Radiopharmacokinetics​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Thyroid CancerInterventions: Radiation: Radioactive Iodine 124 Learn More
Effectiveness of Adventitial Dexamethasone in Peripheral Artery Disease​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Peripheral Arterial DiseasesInterventions: Drug: Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, USP Learn More
​ST Monitoring to Detect Acute Coronary Syndrome Events in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Coronary Artery DiseaseInterventions: Device: Fortify® ST, Fortify Assura® ST, Ellipse® ST family of devices Learn More
​PRospective Study Of MammaPrint in Patients With an Intermediate Recurrence Score​Recruitment: Recruiting Study Results: No Results Available Conditions: Hormone Receptor Positive Malignant Neoplasm of Breast Interventions: Device: MammaPrintLearn More
Lutonix DCB Versus Standard Balloon Angioplasty for Treatment of Below-The-Knee (BTK) Arteries​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Critical Limb IschemiaInterventions: Device: Lutonix DCB|Device: Uncoated PTA Catheter Learn More
​A Multicenter Trial of the Efficacy and Safety of Diclegis® for Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy in Pregnant AdolescentsRecruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Morning SicknessInterventions: Drug: Diclegis|Drug: Placebo (Sugar Pill) Learn More
​Open Label Treatment With tDCS for Parkinson's and Related Disorders for Improvement of Speech, Gait and Mood​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Parkinson's DiseaseInterventions: Device: tDCS Learn More
​ABSORB III Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Coronary Artery Disease|Coronary Artery Stenosis|Coronary Disease|Coronary StenosisInterventions: Device: Absorb BVS|Device: XIENCE Learn More
​Januvia (Sitagliptin) in Healing Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type II Diabetes)Interventions: Drug: Sitagliptin|Drug: Placebo Learn More
Safety and Efficacy of EndoBarrier in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Who Are Obese​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Type 2 Diabetes in Obese SubjectsInterventions: Device: EndoBarrier|Procedure: Sham Procedure Learn More
Cardiovascular Risk and Preventive Care in Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation and Hormone Therapy​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Prostate CancerLearn More
Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial - Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy​​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: CardiomyopathyInterventions: Device: Three-lead CRT-D (Defibrillator) Learn More
​Response-Based Therapy Assessed By PET Scan in Treating Patients With Bulky Stage I and Stage II Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: LymphomaInterventions: Biological: bleomycin sulfate|Drug: ABVD regimen|Drug: BEACOPP regimen|Drug: cyclophosphamide|Drug: dacarbazine|Drug: doxorubicin hydrochloride|Drug: etoposide|Drug: prednisone|Drug: procarbazine hydrochloride|Drug: vinblastine sulfate|Drug: vincristine sulfate|Other: laboratory biomarker analysis|Procedure: computed tomography|Radiation: fludeoxyglucose F 18|Radiation: radiation therapy Learn More
A Trial Comparing Combination Treatment (Solifenacin Plus Mirabegron) With One Treatment Alone (Solifenacin)​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Urinary Bladder Overactive|Urinary Bladder Diseases|Urologic DiseasesInterventions: Drug: Mirabegron|Drug: Solifenacin succinate low dose|Drug: Solifenacin succinate high dose Learn More
Ultrathin v. FOB (P00029233 )​​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Pulmonary Lesions|Pulmonary Nodules|Pulmonary MassInterventions: Device: Standard FB with fluoroscopy|Device: R-EBUS with ultrathin bronchoscope Learn More
SISTERS: Spasticity In Stroke Study - Randomized Study​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Severe SpasticityInterventions: Drug: intrathecal baclofen Learn More
​A Comparative Effectiveness Study of Major Glycemia-lowering Medications for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Type 2 Diabetes|Comparative Effectiveness of Glycemia-lowering MedicationsInterventions: Drug: Sulfonylurea (glimepiride)|Drug: DPP-4 inhibitor (sitagliptin)|Drug: GLP-1 receptor agonist (liraglutide)|Drug: Insulin (glargine) Learn More
Lumbar Punctures in Neonates: Improving Success Rates and Minimizing Pain​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Lumbar Puncture|PainInterventions: Drug: 1% lidocaine|Drug: topical lidocaine Learn More
A Pivotal Trial to Establish the Efficacy and Long-term Safety of the Parachute Implant System​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Congestive Heart Failure|Left Ventricular (LV) Systolic DysfunctionInterventions: Device: CardioKinetix Parachute Implant and All Appropriate Medical Therapy (AAMT) Learn More
​Safety and Effectiveness Study of Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Using the Nellix® System​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)Interventions: Device: Nellix System Learn More
Assessment of an Endotracheal Tube Securement Device​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Endotracheal Intubation|Endotracheal TubeInterventions: Device: Hollister endotracheal tube securement device Learn More
​SYMPHONY: A Study of Macitentan in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension to Validate the PAH-SYMPACT​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionInterventions: Drug: Macitentan Learn More
​Applying Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Gel to Acute Deep Partial Thickness Thermal Injuries​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Acute Deep Partial Thickness Thermal BurnsInterventions: Device: Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Gel (Magellan® Bio-Bandage™) Learn More
​IK-5001 for the Prevention of Remodeling of the Ventricle and Congestive Heart Failure After Acute Myocardial Infarction​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Acute Myocardial Infarction|Congestive Heart Failure|ST-Elevation Myocardial InfarctionInterventions: Device: Sodium Alginate and Calcium Gluconate|Device: Saline Solution Learn More
Study of High-Dose Oral Vitamin D for the Prevention of Liver Cancer​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Cirrhosis|Hepatocellular CarcinomaInterventions: Drug: Vitamin D Leanr More
Molecularly Tailored Therapy for Pancreas Cancer​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Pancreatic CancerInterventions: Drug: Gem-OX|Drug: Gem-5FU|Drug: Gem-Tax|Drug: Modified FOLFOX-6|Drug: Ox-Tax|Drug: FOLFIRI|Drug: Tax-Iri Learn More
A Prospective, Multi-Center Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of the V.A.C. Ulta Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System With V.A.C. VeraFlo Dressing System in Operatively Debrided Wounds​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Wounds and InjuriesInterventions: Device: V.A.C.Ulta with instillation|Device: V.A.C.Ulta without instillation Learn More
Prostate Embolization for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Benign Prostatic HyperplasiaInterventions: Procedure: Prostatic Embolization|Drug: Embosphere® Microspheres Learn More
​Study to Evaluate a Single Dose of Apixaban in Pediatric Subjects at Risk for a Thrombotic Disorder​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: ThromboembolismInterventions: Drug: Apixaban Learn More
​Lenalidomide, Rituximab, and Idelalisib in Treating Patients With Recurrent Follicular Lymphoma​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: LymphomaInterventions: Biological: rituximab|Drug: idelalisib|Drug: lenalidomide Learn More
​Ranolazine Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Trial​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy|Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy|Heart FailureInterventions: Drug: Ranolazine Learn More
Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes Study​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Prediabetes|Type 2 DiabetesInterventions: Dietary Supplement: Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol)|Other: Placebo Learn More
Gene Expression in HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Tuberculosis|HIV|IRISLearn More
Expanded Treatment Protocol With LDK378 in ALK(+) NSCLC​​Recruitment: AvailableStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)Interventions: Drug: LDK378 Learn More
​DeNovo NT Ankle LDC Study​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Defect of Articular Cartilage|Osteochondral Lesion of Talus|Osteochondritis DissecansInterventions: Other: DeNovo NT Natural Tissue Graft Learn More
Stereotactic Radiosurgery or Whole-Brain Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Brain Metastases That Have Been Removed By Surgery​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Cognitive/Functional Effects|Metastatic Cancer|Neurotoxicity|Radiation Toxicity|Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol SpecificInterventions: Radiation: stereotactic radiosurgery|Radiation: whole-brain radiation therapy Learn More
GLOBAL Clinical Study​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Coronary Artery DiseaseLearn More
​Oral Rigosertib in Low Risk MDS Patients Refractory to ESAs​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Myelodysplastic SyndromesInterventions: Drug: Oral rigosertib Learn More
Trial of Vemurafenib With or Without Bevacizumab in Patients With Stage IV BRAFV600 Mutant Melanoma​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Melanoma|Metastatic MelanomaInterventions: Drug: Vemurafenib|Drug: Bevacizumab Learn More
​Phase III Study of Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone With or Without Elotuzumab to Treat Newly Diagnosed, Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Multiple MyelomaInterventions: Drug: Lenalidomide|Drug: Dexamethasone|Drug: Dexamethasone|Drug: Dexamethasone|Drug: Dexamethasone|Biological: Elotuzumab (BMS-901608; HuLuc63)|Biological: Elotuzumab (BMS-901608; HuLuc63) Learn More
Tissue Procurement for Biomedical Research​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Cardiovascular Diseases|Cancer|Endocrine Diseases|Neurological Disorders|Arthritis|Mental DisordersLearn More
Retrospective Long-term Safety and Efficacy Study of the Beta-Cath(TM) 3.5F System​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Coronary In-stent RestenosisLearn More
Walking Therapy In Hemiparetic Stroke Patients Using Robotic-Assisted Treadmill Training​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Hemiparesis|StrokeInterventions: Device: Lokomat (Robotic Orthosis) combined with slat belt treadmill Learn More
Validating 4Ts for Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)​​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Heparin-Induced ThrombocytopeniaInterventions: Other: Scoring 4Ts and Chong scale|Other: Blood draw Learn More
​Changing the Healthcare Delivery Model​Recruitment: Not yet recruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Diabetes Type 2Interventions: Behavioral: mobile health care application|Behavioral: CHWs and mobile health care application|Behavioral: Community Health Worker (CHW) Learn More
Safety and Performance Study of the Edwards CENTERA Self-Expanding Transcatheter Heart Valve​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Aortic Valve DiseaseInterventions: Device: Edwards CENTERA Self-Expanding Transcatheter Heart Valve Learn More
Safety and Performance Study of the Edwards SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Aortic Valve DiseaseInterventions: Device: Edwards SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve Learn More
Cardiometabolic Risk, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease in People With Spinal Cord Injury​​Recruitment: RecruitingStudy Results: No Results AvailableConditions: Spinal Cord InjuryLearn More

 

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