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Research

Clinical Trials

Pentucket Medical is committed  in improving and offering  advanced treatments. We do this by being involved in several clinical trials. These trials have brought about successful outcomes such as:

  • 3 trials for atrial fibrillation where the drugs were approved by the FDA
  • 2 trials for heart failure where the drug was approved by the FDA
  • 1 trial that helped change the guidelines for post heart attack patients.

We are currently enrolling participants who have: 

  • Had Heart failure
  • Diabetes
  • Had a prior heart attack
  • High cholesterol

If you are interested in participating in one of our clinical trials click the links below Active Studies.

Eligibility

To find out whether you are eligible to participate in one of these studies, please contact the Clinical Research Office at (978) 469-5494.

Active Studies

Clinical trials are entirely voluntary and patients may withdraw at any time, for any reason. We are currently participating in the following studies:

CIRT TRIAL

A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Event-driven trial of Weekly Low-dose Methotrexate (LDM) in the Prevention of Recurrent Cardiovascular Events Among Stable Post-Myocardial Infraction Patients with Type 2 Diabetes or Metabolic Syndrome.

Trials Closed to Enrollment

Currently in follow up phase:

AMGEN LDL STUDY

A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter study assessing the impact of additional ldl-chloesterol reduction on major cardiovascular events when used in combination with statin therapy in patients with clinically evident cardiovascular disease

 

CANTOS TRIAL
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, event driven trial of quarterly subcutaneous canakinumab in the prevention of recurrent cardiovascular events among stable post-myocardial infarction patients with elevated hsCRP

DECLARE TRIAL 

Dapagliflozin Effect on Cardiovascular Events: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Dapagliflozin 10mg Once Daily on the Incidence of Cardiovascular Death, Myocardial Infarction or Ischemic Stroke in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

We Screen, We Clean and We Protect.

To everyone who needs us now, come get the care you deserve. Our Safe Care Commitment is in effect at all of our locations providing  you with the safest possible environment for our patients and staff.

We screen to protect you, your families, and our staff

Patients visiting our offices for healthcare appointments are screened for symptoms upon arrival. If symptomatic, patients are cared for via virtual visits.

We also provide urgent care services at our Expresscare Riverwalk location which has a separate area where we use preventative measures.

We adhere to best practice safety protocols in those settings.

We follow special infection prevention guidelines for care provided to protect our patients and our staff.

We also provide telehealth services via video so you can access care and get the treatment you need from the comfort of your home or office.

Our goal is to keep everyone safe.