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Warrior trial seeks to reduce heart disease risk in women

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in US women. However, many women present with atypical symptoms of cardiovascular disease risk. They often go untreated and are not seen again until a life-threatening cardiac event occurs. Researchers at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, TX are participating in a clinical trial aimed at helping these women.

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Team Aorta implements one-of-a-kind technology for aortic conditions

Clinical trials for new minimally invasive technologies have the potential for improved recovery times and reduced pain for patients with aortic arch conditions. Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano is the major center for clinical trials for diseases of the aorta in North Texas, and their work has put them at the forefront of minimally invasive therapies.

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Two BSW sites enrolling participants in pivotal device trial for post-amputation residual limb pain

Two Baylor Scott & White sites are participating in a phase III trial examining the safety and efficacy of a device designed to electrically block nerve signals and alleviate pain. Use of this device is being studied in association with providing an effective, mechanism-based yet non-destructive, treatment for managing intractable limb pain in amputees. These locations are the only two sites in the state of Texas selected to participate in this trial.

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