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Research and Clinical Trials

Doorway to Discovery: Shifting the Vasospasm Paradigm

Rafael Tamargo, M.D. discusses his research on a new paradigm of inflammatory injury after bleeding in the brain.

Current clinical trials

The SQUID Trial for the Embolization of the Middle Meningeal Artery (STEM) for Treatment of Chronic Subdural Hematoma (IRB00253687)

Contact: Whitney Isennock (, 667-306-8145)
Principle Investigator: Justin Caplan, M.D.
Objective: To test the safety and efficacy (how well it works) of embolization to treat MMA bleeds using SQUID™ in surgically treated and non-surgically treated patients with cSDH.
Eligibility Criteria: People who have been diagnosed with chronic bleeding between the hard-cerebral membrane and the brain, also known as chronic subdural hematoma (“cSDH”) may join this study.
More information on NCT04410146

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