Boston Scientific Embolic Protection, Inc. (EPI): A Carotid Stenting Trial for High-Risk Surgical Patients (BEACH) "BEACH"


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether morbidity and mortality for high-risk surgical patients treated with the Carotid Wallstent in conjunction with the FilterWire EX and EZ System distal protection device will be less than or equal to that of objective performance criteria (OPC) derived from historic controls undergoing surgical intervention with a carotid endarterectomy (CEA).

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 26 August 2014.

1 Feb 2002 18 Apr 2006 1 May 2005 1 Nov 2007 1 Aug 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Non-Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment


  • Sriram Iyer, MD Lenox Hill Hospital Department of Interventional Cardiology 130 East 77th Street, 9th floor New York, NY 10021 Phone: (212) 434-6401