Schedule an initial consultation at one of these locations:

Utah Vascular Clinic

801.281.0027

650 East 4500 South, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Ogden Regional Medical Center

801.479.2450

5475 South 500 East
Washington Terrace, UT 84405

Clinical Trials

For some patients, clinical research trials represent an avenue for receiving promising new therapies that would not otherwise be available.


Clinical trials help determine if new medical interventions are safe and effective.

Dr. James G. Carlisle is the principal investigator for the following clinical trials. If you are interested in participating in one of the open trials, please contact St. Marks Hospital Radiology Department at 801.268.7114

2010-present

A Humanitarian Device Exemption Use Protocol of Therasphere for Treatment of Primary and Secondary Tumors of the Liver. St. Marks Hospital. IRB approved.

2013-present

FOXFIRE trial. Randomized Comparative Study of FOLFOX6m Plus SIR-spheres Microspheres Versus FOLFOX6m Alone as First Line Treatment in Patients with Nonresectable Liver Metastases from Primary Colorectal Carcinoma. St. Marks Hospital/Mountainstar Health System. IRB approved. Closed to accrual. In follow-up phase.

2013-present

EPOCH trial. A Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating TheraSphere in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma of the Liver who have Failed First Line Chemotherapy. St. Marks Hospital/Mountainstar Health System. IRB approved. Open and accruing.

2013-present

STOP-HCC trial. A Phase III Clinical Trial of Intra-arterial TheraSphere in the Treatment of Patients with Unresectable Hepatocellar Carcinoma (HCC). St. Marks Hospital/Mountainstar Health System. IRB approved. Open and accruing.

2015-present

STARRT trial. DF-14-01. Evaluation of Targeted Radiofrequency Ablation and Vertebral Augmentation prior to or following Radiation Therapy to Treat Painful Metastatic Vertebral Body Tumor(s). IRB approved. Open and accruing. St. Marks Hospital/Mountainstar Health System.

2015-present

STAR Prospective Registry. Dfine. IRB approved. Open and accruing. St. Marks Hospital/Mountainstar Health System.

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Do you know the signs & symptoms?

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins of your body, usually in your legs, but sometimes in your arm.

  • Swelling, usually in one leg
    (or arm)
  • Leg pain or tenderness often described as a cramp or
    Charley horse
  • Reddish or bluish skin discoloration
  • Leg (or arm) warm to touch

Pulmonary Embolism

Clots can break off from a DVT and travel to the lung, causing a pulmonary embolism (PE), which can be fatal.

  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Chest pain-sharp, stabbing; may get worse with deep breath
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Unexplained cough, sometimes with bloody mucus