Harvard Heart Letter

CLEVER trial information

The Claudication: Exercise Versus Endoluminal Revascularization (CLEVER) trial is comparing the effectiveness, safety, cost, and overall economic impact of four strategies for treating leg pain that occurs with walking (claudication): home exercise plus drug therapy, supervised exercise therapy plus drug therapy, placement of an artery-opening stent, and stent placement plus exercise. The trial is being conducted at 30 hospitals across the country.

You can learn more about the trial from ClinicalTrials.gov or the CLEVER Study Web site. If you are interested in participating in CLEVER, talk with your doctor or call 401-444-1739.

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