Prevention Trials


Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy Versus Stenting Trial (CREST 2)
Location: MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Purpose: CREST-2 is two parallel multi-center randomized, observer-blinded endpoint clinical trials. One trial will assess treatment differences between intensive medical management alone compared to CEA plus intensive medical management. The parallel trial will assess treatment differences between intensive medical management alone compared to CAS plus intensive medical management. Intensive medical management will involve control of blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, cigarette smoking, and other vascular risk factors.
Contact: For more information, contact Suman Singh at (202) 877-8475

Ethnic/Racial Variations in Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ERICH)
Location: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to find risk factors for hemorrhagic stroke, specifically intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), among Caucasians, African Americans, and Hispanics.
Contact: For more information, contact Janet Li at jjl98@georgetown.edu