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Clinical trials for patients with Peripheral Arterial or Vascular Disease

Information about peripheral artery disease (PAD)

The Stem Cell Center of the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas is actively screening patients for a clinical study investigating the effects of injecting bone marrow derived stem cells directly into the leg muscle of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Learn more about Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects between 8 million and 10 million Americans. Learn more about peripheral arterial disease and discuss your risks with your doctor. Early detection and treatment make a difference.

Find clinical trials at Texas Heart Institute and St. Luke's Hospital on stlukeshouston.com

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Millions are affected by heart disease. To help prevent the devastating toll of heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Texas Heart Institute provides educational information related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease.


Updated July 2015
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