Comparison of Individual Computer Aided Design/Manufactured (CAD/CAM) - Based Implants Consisting on Hydroxylapatite and Titanium to be Used in Cranioplasty
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00923793|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Recruitment was stopped, due to slow recruitment rate)
First Posted : June 18, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 21, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Skull Defects Cranioplasty||Device: Titanium implant (CranioConstruct™) Device: Hydroxylapatite (CustomBone)||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||53 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Comparison of Individual CAD/CAM-based Implants Consisting on Hydroxylapatite and Titanium to be Used in Cranioplasty - a Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial|
|Study Start Date :||June 2009|
|Primary Completion Date :||April 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||April 2014|
Active Comparator: Titanium
Titanium implant for cranioplasty. Titanium implants are used since 10 years in Germany because of their high biocompatibility and accuracy of fit.
Device: Titanium implant (CranioConstruct™)
One to three weeks before operation the skull defect is well defined using Computer tomography. Based on these results the Titanium implant is ordered.
Other Name: CranioConstruct™
Hydroxylapatite (CustomBone) implant Hydroxylapatite implants are used since about 3 years in Germany. As this material is very similar to human bone structure an improved osteointegration has been observed.
Device: Hydroxylapatite (CustomBone)
Six to eight weeks before operation the skull defect is well defined using Computer tomography. Based on these results the Hydroxylapatite implant is ordered.
Other Name: CustomBone
- Comparison of the rate of local and/or systemic infections (acute/chronic) in both study arms within the first 6 months after operation. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
- Comparison of the rate of re-operations with and without ex-plantation of the implant in both arms. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
- Comparison of post-operative computer tomography (CT) (native and bone 5 mm) within 48 h in respect to bleeding, dislocation and further complications after cranioplasty in both arms. [ Time Frame: 48 hours post-operative ]
- Comparison of health-related quality of life after cranioplasty in both arms using the SF36-questionnaire. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
- Comparison between both groups referring to cosmetic result, period of hospitalization, costs, intra-operative features. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
- Comparison of temperature sensitivity (cold/heat) six months after implantation in both groups. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
- Description of osteointegration with CT and bone scan six months post-operative in both groups [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00923793
|Universität Leipzig KöR Medizinische Fakultät Klinik für Neurochirurgie|
|Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, 04107|
|Study Director:||Dirk Lindner, Dr. med.||Universität Leipzig KöR Medizinische Falkutät Klinif für Neurochirurgie|