COMPASSION: COngenital Multicenter Trial of Pulmonic VAlve Regurgitation Studying the SAPIEN InterventIONal THV

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Edwards Lifesciences Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2008
Last updated: February 1, 2016
Last verified: February 2016
To assess the safety and effectiveness of pulmonic THV implantation in subjects with dysfunctional RVOT conduit requiring treatment for moderate or severe pulmonary regurgitation (≥3+ pulmonary regurgitation) and/or RVOT conduit obstruction (mean gradient of >=35mmHg) by TTE.

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
Pulmonary Regurgitation
Dysfunctional RVOT Conduit
Pulmonary Obstruction
Pulmonary Stenosis
Device: SAPIEN Transcatheter Valve Implantation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Implantation of the SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) in the Pulmonic Position

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Further study details as provided by Edwards Lifesciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Freedom from device or procedure related death and/or reoperation at 1 year. [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Freedom from MACCE [ Time Frame: 6 Months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Functional Improvement [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: April 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2019
Primary Completion Date: November 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: SAPIEN THV Device: SAPIEN Transcatheter Valve Implantation
Device Implantation

Detailed Description:
The study design is a multi-center, prospective, non-randomized study of up to 70 implanted subjects (US) with no site representing more than 30% of the implanted subjects. The subjects will include those subjects who have previously undergone placement of a conduit between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery and now present with a dysfunctional RVOT conduit requiring treatment for moderate or severe pulmonary regurgitation and/or RVOT conduit obstruction.

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

  1. Weight must be equal to or exceed 35 kilograms.
  2. In situ conduit size of ≥ 16 mm and ≤ 24 mm in diameter.
  3. Subject presents with moderate or severe pulmonary regurgitation defined as ≥3+ pulmonary regurgitation by TTE or RVOT conduit obstruction with a mean gradient of >= 35 mmHg by TTE.
  4. Subject is symptomatic as evidenced by cardiopulmonary exercise testing.
  5. The subject or the subject's legal representative has been informed of the nature of the study, agrees to its provisions and has provided written informed consent as approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the respective clinical site.
  6. The subject and the treating physician agree that the subject will return for all required post-procedure follow up visits and the subject will comply with protocol-required follow-up visits.
  7. Catheterization is determined to be feasible by the treating physician.

Exclusion Criteria

  1. Active infection requiring current antibiotic therapy (if temporary illness, subject may be a candidate 4 weeks after discontinuation of antibiotics)
  2. Previously enrolled in this study.
  3. Subject with pre-existing prosthetic heart valves in any position*.
  4. Severe chest wall deformity.
  5. Leukopenia (WBC<3000 mm3).
  6. Acute or chronic anemia (Hb <9 g/dL).
  7. Platelet count <100,000 cells/mm3.
  8. In the judgment of the Investigator, percutaneous introduction and delivery of the SAPIEN THV device is not feasible.
  9. Need for emergency cardiac or vascular surgery, including pulmonary embolectomy, for any reason.
  10. Echocardiographic evidence of intracardiac mass, thrombus or vegetation.
  11. History of, or active endocarditis.*
  12. History of, or current intravenous drug abuse.
  13. A known hypersensitivity to aspirin or heparin.
  14. Currently participating in an investigational drug or another device study. [Note: Trials requiring extended follow up for products that were investigational, but have since become commercially available, are not considered investigational devices.]
  15. Major or progressive noncardiac disease resulting in a life expectancy of <1yr.
  16. Obstruction of the central veins preventing advancement of the pulmonic bioprosthesis delivery system to the heart.
  17. Positive urine or serum pregnancy test in female subjects of child-bearing potential.
  18. Right ventricular outflow tract aneurysm.
  19. Ileofemoral vessel characteristics that would preclude safe placement of 22F or 24F introducer sheath.
  20. Need for concomitant interventional procedures such as ASD or VSD closure.
  21. Previous angiographic evidence of coronary artery compression.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00676689

United States, California
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90048
United States, Florida
Miami Children's Hospital
Miami, Florida, United States, 33155
United States, Georgia
Emory University Hospital/ Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30341
United States, Illinois
Rush Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48130
United States, New York
Children's Hospital of New York
New York, New York, United States, 10032
United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Edwards Lifesciences
Principal Investigator: Ziyad M Hijazi, M.D. Rush University Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Edwards Lifesciences Identifier: NCT00676689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-09 
Study First Received: May 9, 2008
Last Updated: February 1, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Edwards Lifesciences:
Pulmonary Valve Conduit
Congenital Heart Defect

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Respiratory Insufficiency
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Heart Valve Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction processed this record on May 26, 2016