Research & Academics


Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program

The Prisma Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Vascular Surgery Residency Training Program at Prisma Health offers a fully ACGME accredited two-year training program for three house officers. The goal is to provide an excellent opportunity to develop proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of arterial, venous, and lymphatic circulatory disorders.

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Clinical Trials

The Vascular Health Alliance of Prisma Health is currently seeking patients to participate in a variety of clinical trials. Prisma Health Institutional Review Committee (IRC) monitors the administration of each study at the hospital system and approves new trials before patients are enrolled.

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NIH sponsored, multicenter trial to evaluate the effectiveness of best surgical compared to best endovascular treatment for patients with severe peripheral arterial disease

Roadster 2

Clinical trial to evaluate new technique and technology for carotid artery stenting

Gore ISR

To evaluate Viabahn stent graft for restenosis of previously stented arteries

FMD Registry

National Database for patients with Fibromuscular Dysplasia

PVI Registry

National Database for Carotid Stenting


Drug coated balloon angioplasty for treatment of peripheral arterial disease.


Trial to evaluate a new biologic wound graft for the treatment of venous ulcers.

RAPID Registry

To Collect information and results of a procedure used to remove fresh clot for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

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Chuck Stowe, a patient at VHA shares his story of suffering from an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and his experience receiving an endovascular stent.