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Research and Clinical Trials

Active Inpatient Stroke Trials at Saint Thomas West
Primary Investigator: Dr. Frank Lafranchise
Sub-Investigators: Dr. Missy Baker, Michelle Kearney, ACNP-BC

As a cardiac and stroke center, our stroke trials focus on the population we serve. Atrial Fibrillation is a prominent diagnosis in our patient population, and reflected in our stroke trial section.

  • Recruiting participants / OPEN Enrollment    
  • The objective of this study is to determine the incidence of atrial fibrillation in ischemic stroke patients receiving a LINQ cardiac monitor.
  • Recruiting participants / OPEN Enrollment
  • The objective of this study is to observe patients on oral anticoagulants who are admitted with ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke.

Please reach out to Jessica Freeman at 615-222-3085 if you have any questions about a stroke patient participating in a clinical trial on your unit.