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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2010 by American Medical Systems.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 10, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Information provided by:
American Medical Systems
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 Intervention Phase
Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women Device: MiniArc Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Long-Term Effectiveness Trial for AMS Sling Systems

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Further study details as provided by American Medical Systems:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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:
  • 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 ]

Enrollment: 188
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: MiniArc
    sling system
    Other Name: MiniArc or single incision sling
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.

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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 ClinicalTrials.gov 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Audrey Singh- Clinical Project Lead, American Medical Systems, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00541151     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WC0605
First Submitted: October 5, 2007
First Posted: October 10, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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