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PORTAS 2, Comparing Venae Sectio Versus Punction of Vena Subclavia for Insertion of a Totally Implantable Access Port (PORTAS2)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00600444
First Posted: January 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2010
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Information provided by:
Heidelberg University
  Purpose
The purpose of this trial is to investigate if the success rate of punction the vena subclavia (99% in retrospective studies) will be 15% higher than the success rate of venae sectio (80% in retro and prospective studies) for implantation of a totally implantable access ports.

Condition Intervention
Cancer Procedure: Venae sectio Procedure: Punction of V. subclavia

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Venae Sectio Versus Punction of Vena Subclavia for Insertion of a Totally Implantable Access Port

Further study details as provided by Heidelberg University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Primary success rate of the randomized intervention [ Time Frame: Assessed on the day of surgery (day 0) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Peri-/postoperative complication rate for the randomized intervention [ Time Frame: Assessed after 90 day post operation ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: A
Venae Sectio technique will be used to insert totally implantable access port (TIAP) by a surgeon
Procedure: Venae sectio
surgical preparation of the cephalic vene to insert a totally implantable access port.
Experimental: B
Punction of Vena Subclavia will be used to insert totally implantable access port (TIAP) by a radiologist.
Procedure: Punction of V. subclavia
radiological punction of the v. subclavia with Seldinger technique to implant a totally implantable access port

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age equal or greater than 18 years
  • Patients scheduled for primary elective implantation of TIAP

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in another clinical trial which could interfere with the primary endpoint of this study
  • Lack of compliance
  • Impaired mental state or language problem
  • Patients with known allergy to contrast agent
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Germany
University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Baden Würtemberg, Germany, 69120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heidelberg University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Markus W Büchler, Prof. Dr. University of Heidelberg, Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. med. M. W. Büchler, Chairman Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00600444     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KSC01/08
First Submitted: January 14, 2008
First Posted: January 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2010
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Heidelberg University:
permanent venous access
chemotherapy
parenteral nutrition
Patients with a benign and/or malignant diseases which demand a safe and permanent venous access, e.g. for chemotherapy and/or parenteral nutrition
benign diseases
malignant diseases