What is a clinical trial?

A clinical trial involving a medical device is a voluntary study conducted in people and designed to answer specific questions about the safety and effectiveness of the device, usually comparing the intervention with a device against a control group.

Why should I participate?

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Access to latest technology

Receive a treatment or therapy that would not otherwise be available, typically at little to no additional cost to you.

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Contribute to research

Contribute to new discoveries or improved treatment options for other patients now and in the future.

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Give hope for the future

While there may or may not be benefits to you, the results of a trial may benefit the people who come after you.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Gender and ethnic differences matter in the selection process as some conditions are more prevalent in certain groups. No matter who you are, please consider participating to see if you qualify!

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We are committed to providing the highest levels of customer service to help our patients improve their quality of life. For any questions, please contact the Edwards Patient Support Center.

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As a member of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (“AdvaMed”), Edwards strictly adheres to the requirements of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals.

Important safety information

CAUTION – Investigational devices. Limited by Federal (United States) law to investigational use.

Important safety information

CAUTION – Investigational devices. Limited by Federal (United States) law to investigational use.

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Important safety information

Important safety information

Important Safety Information: Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT Aortic Bioprostheses

Indications: For use in patients whose aortic valvular disease warrants replacement of their natural or previously placed prosthetic valve.

Contraindications: Do not use if surgeon believes it would be contrary to the patient’s best interests.

Complications and side effects: Stenosis, regurgitation, endocarditis, hemolysis, thromboembolism, valve thrombosis, nonstructural dysfunction, structural valve deterioration, anemia, arrhythmia, hemorrhage, transient ischemic attack/stroke, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, angina, any of which could lead to reoperation, explantation, permanent disability, and death.

CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician. See instructions for use for full prescribing information.

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