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GORE EXCLUDER® Endoprosthesis - Low Permeability in Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
W.L.Gore & Associates Identifier:
First received: December 20, 2007
Last updated: July 13, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the performance of the GORE EXCLUDER® Bifurcated Endoprosthesis-Low Permeability in the primary treatment of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Condition Intervention Phase
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal Device: GORE EXCLUDER® Bifurcated Endoprosthesis-Low Permeability Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Clinical Evaluation of the GORE EXCLUDER® Bifurcated Endoprosthesis - Low Permeability in the Primary Treatment of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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Further study details as provided by W.L.Gore & Associates:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Subjects With Aneurysm Volume Increase Greater Than 10% at 2 Years Post-procedure [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Device Efficacy Events [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Enrollment: 139
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: GORE EXCLUDER® Bifurcated Endoprosthesis-Low Permeability

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms less than 4.5 cm in diameter
  2. Anatomy meets EXCLUDER Bifurcated Endoprosthesis - Low Permeability specification criteria per Instructions for Use
  3. Access vessel able to receive 18 French introducer sheath
  4. Life expectancy > 2 years
  5. Appropriate candidate for endovascular repair
  6. Ability to comply with protocol requirements including follow-up
  7. 21 years of age or older, male or infertile female**

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Mycotic or ruptured aneurysm
  2. Participating in another investigational device or drug study within one year
  3. Documented history of drug abuse within six months
  4. Myocardial infarction or cerebral vascular accident within six weeks
  5. Pulmonary insufficiency requiring chronic home oxygen or inability to ambulate due to pulmonary function
  6. Iliac anatomy that would require occlusion of both internal iliac arteries
  7. Planned occlusion or reimplantation of significant mesenteric or renal arteries
  8. Planned concomitant surgical procedure or previous major surgery within 30 days
  9. Previous prosthesis placement in the aorta or iliac arteries
  10. Degenerative connective tissue disease (e.g., Marfan's and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00593814

Sponsors and Collaborators
W.L.Gore & Associates
Principal Investigator: Mark F Fillinger, MD Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lanesha Hill, WL Gore & Associates Identifier: NCT00593814     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AAA 04-04
Study First Received: December 20, 2007
Results First Received: April 20, 2010
Last Updated: July 13, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Aortic Diseases processed this record on August 23, 2017