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Use of Dermal Matrix in Breast Reconstruction

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692692
Recruitment Status : Terminated (higher rate of post-operative infectin in the Dermal Matrix arm of the study)
First Posted : June 6, 2008
Results First Posted : October 11, 2013
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
We propose to evaluate the question of whether there is a significant difference between the traditional method of serratus flap tissue expander reconstruction and the acellular matrix method.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Breast Cancer Procedure: DermaMatrix Procedure: standard of care tissue expander breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy

Detailed Description:
We propose a double blinded, randomized study of 60 women comparing outcomes which will include postoperative pain, complication rates and aesthetic outcome as assessed by the patient and a plastic surgeon blinded to the method of reconstruction.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 36 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Use of An Acellular Dermal Matrix Sling in a Two-stage Breast REconstruciton After Mastectomy: A Double-blinded Randomized Trial
Study Start Date : June 2007
Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Study Completion Date : December 2010

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
experimental group with DermaMatrix acellular dermis over tissue expanders in addition to muscle and skin to allow for more natural appearing breast and prevention of complications
Procedure: DermaMatrix
DermaMatrix acellular dermis with tissue expanders after mastectomy for breast reconstruction
Other Name: tissue expander breast reconstruction after mastectomy
Active Comparator: muscle over tissue expander
standard of care muscle coverage of tissue expander for breast reconstruction after mastectomy
Procedure: DermaMatrix
DermaMatrix acellular dermis with tissue expanders after mastectomy for breast reconstruction
Other Name: tissue expander breast reconstruction after mastectomy
Procedure: standard of care tissue expander breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy
standard of care muscle coverage over Tissue expander for breast reconstruction
Other Name: standard of care muscle coverage over tissue expander for breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient Satisfaction With the Procedure [ Time Frame: one year from time of operation ]
  2. Post-surgical Infeciton [ Time Frame: four weekis ]
    Occurence of infection after surgery


Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All women who are candidates for breast reconstruction using tissue expanders after mastectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other forms of breast reconstruction after mastectomy
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jason Wendel, MD Vanderbilt University Medical Center
More Information

Responsible Party: Jason Wendel, MD, Vanderbilt University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692692     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 070416
First Posted: June 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: October 11, 2013
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2013
Last Verified: July 2013