The EVICEL® Gastrointestinal Study

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ethicon, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01589822
First received: April 30, 2012
Last updated: November 19, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of EVICEL® Fibrin Sealant (Human) for use as an adjunct to gastrointestinal (GI) surgery.


Condition Intervention Phase
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Biological: EVICEL Fibrin Sealant
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Blind, Randomized, Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of EVICEL® as an Adjunct to Gastrointestinal Anastomosis Techniques

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Further study details as provided by Ethicon, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Absence of gastrointestinal (GI) leak [ Time Frame: 40 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: up to Day 90 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Incidence of GI leak [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Incidence of stricture [ Time Frame: up to Day 90 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: EVICEL Fibrin Sealant
EVICEL is a human plasma-derived fibrin sealant composed of two components - thrombin and fibrinogen.
Biological: EVICEL Fibrin Sealant
Intraoperative
Other Name: Fibrin sealant
No Intervention: Standard of Care
Standard surgical technique for GI anastomosis.

Detailed Description:

This is a single blind, randomized, multi-center controlled study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of EVICEL® when used as an adjunct to gastrointestinal (GI) surgery.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects undergoing primary elective GI surgery
  • Subjects ≥ 18 years of age who are willing to participate in the study and provide written informed consent prior to any study-related procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Avastin use within 30 days prior to surgery;
  • Known hypersensitivity to the human blood products or the components of the investigational product;
  • Female subjects who are pregnant or nursing;
  • Exposure to another investigational drug or device in a clinical trial within 30 days prior to surgery or planned/intended for the 90 day follow up period after surgery.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01589822

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Ethicon, Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Richard Kocharian, MD Ethicon, Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ethicon, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01589822     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 400-11-002
Study First Received: April 30, 2012
Last Updated: November 19, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Korea: Food and Drug Administration
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products
Canada: Health Canada
New Zealand: Medsafe

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Fibrin Tissue Adhesive
Hemostatics
Coagulants
Hematologic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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