MiniArc Study: Long-Term Effectiveness Trial for AMS Sling Systems (MiniArc)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2010 by American Medical Systems.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : October 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 27, 2010
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American Medical Systems

Brief Summary:
Multi-center, prospective, single arm study. Qualify patients will receive treatment for stress urinary incontinence by implantation of an AMS Sling System. The study is a long-term evaluation of effectiveness and safety associated with AMS sling systems.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women Device: MiniArc

Detailed Description:
This study is a post market study to evaluate variables of the implantation, safety, and outcomes in a representative population (SUI) indicated for AMS sling systems at various time points. The study duration is 2 year with an estimated 200 enrollment. The outcomes of the treatment will be evaluated via pad weight test, cough stress test, QoLs,and other patient administered questionnaires.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 188 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Long-Term Effectiveness Trial for AMS Sling Systems
Study Start Date : September 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2010

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Intervention Details:
    Device: MiniArc
    sling system
    Other Name: MiniArc or single incision sling

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluation of long-term effectiveness after implantation of MiniArc sling via qualitative(i.e.UDI-6 and IIQ-7) and quantitative measurement (i.e.pad weight test and cough stress test) in females for treatment of SUI in general post-market use. [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluation of procedural variables of the implantation,outcomes,and long-term safety.These outcomes will be measured via questionnaires, procedural data, and report of adverse events. [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Females 18 years or older who have confirmed SUI

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Females 18 years or older who have confirmed SUI defined as involuntary loss of urine that occurs during physical activity, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unwilling or unable to sign ICF
  • Unable to understand the study or has a history of non-compliance with medical devices
  • Contradicted for the implantation surgery due to the following: renal sufficiency, urethral diverticulum, fistula, significant prolapse conditions, pregnant, pelvic cancer, compromise immune system,vulvar pain,blood coagulation disorder, and chronic abscesses
  • Pelvic prolapse greater than grade 3
  • Is, in the investigator's opinion, otherwise unsuitable for the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00541151

United States, North Carolina
McKay Urology Research
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28207
Sponsors and Collaborators
American Medical Systems
Principal Investigator: Michael Kennelly, MD McKay Urology Research

Responsible Party: Audrey Singh- Clinical Project Lead, American Medical Systems, Inc. Identifier: NCT00541151     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WC0605
First Posted: October 10, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by American Medical Systems:
Stress urinary incontinence in Women

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence, Stress
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders