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A Pilot Study to Evaluate the ROX Anastomotic Coupler System in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
ROX Medical, Inc. Identifier:
First received: October 7, 2009
Last updated: April 17, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and preliminary performance of the ROX Anastomotic Coupler System (ACS), with standard of care (as defined per GOLD) in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as compared to standard of care alone.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Device: ROX Anastomotic Coupler System (ACS)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter, Open Label, Pilot Study to Evaluate the ROX Anastomotic Coupler System in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Further study details as provided by ROX Medical, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement in exercise capacity. [ Time Frame: 3mo, 6mo, and 12mo ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of complications and adverse events. [ Time Frame: 3mo, 6mo, and 12mo ]

Enrollment: 49
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group A
Anastomotic Coupler System + standard of care per GOLD
Device: ROX Anastomotic Coupler System (ACS)
The ACS will be used to create an arteriovenous fistula in the iliac region (between the iliac artery and vein)
No Intervention: Group B
Standard of care per GOLD alone

Detailed Description:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic disease that leads to irreversible changes in the lung structure, but also to systemic changes in the body that can influence the severity of the disease. The irreversible changes to the lungs can be seen in limitations to the pulmonary function. The purpose of this clinical investigation is to evaluate the performance and efficacy of the ROX percutaneous Anastomotic Coupler System.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) must be made on the basis of current findings, medical history and physical examination.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects not meeting Stage III or IV Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Subjects with significant comorbidities
  • Subjects not qualifying because of physical or psychological condition that may put them at risk of participating
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00992680

United States, Arizona
Pulmonary Associates
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85006
United States, California
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095-1690
United States, Florida
Orlando Regional Health Care System
Orlando, Florida, United States, 32803
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34239
United States, Kansas
Veritas Clinical Specialties, LTD
Topeka, Kansas, United States, 66606
United States, Maryland
Franklin Square Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21237
United States, Massachusetts
Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02135-2997
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
United States, Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University Medical Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, 74127
Sponsors and Collaborators
ROX Medical, Inc.
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: ROX Medical, Inc. Identifier: NCT00992680     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: US-01
Study First Received: October 7, 2009
Last Updated: April 17, 2014

Keywords provided by ROX Medical, Inc.:
Lung Disease
Chronic Airflow Obstruction
Chronic Bronchitis
Pulmonary Emphysema

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on May 23, 2017