Vantas Implant Retrieval Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01013025|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 14, 2011
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The main study objective was to collect implant retrieval information in 10 patients using Vantas®, the 50 mg histrelin implant. Patients who had been identified as having a difficult to locate or non-palpable implant were to have been enrolled. Sites were to adhere to the instructions in the Package Insert, which included specialized investigations such as ultrasound, CT, and MRI, to be used for the location and removal of implants.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Prostate Cancer||Procedure: Ultrasound or CT or MRI to locate implant|
Up to 50 centers using Vantas, the recently approved histrelin implant as part of their urology practice for treating patients with advanced prostate cancer, were to be identified for participation in this Phase IV post-marketing trial. Up to 10 patients who had been implanted with Vantas at these participating centers, and who had difficult to locate or non-palpable implants at the time of removal, were to be enrolled in this trial. A Screening Visit was to be conducted to consent the patient and to collect basic medical and safety information for patient participation. Upon patient enrollment, up to three subsequent Visits (Visits 1, 2, and 3) were to be conducted (within 2 weeks of the Screening Visit). The investigator was to locate and remove the implant by following the instructions provided in the protocol. Methods for location of the implant included ultrasound, CT, or MRI procedures. The visit at which the implant was successfully located and removed was to be the final study visit for the patient. Upon successful retrieval of the implant or a determination that, per Study Instructions, the implant cannot be located/removed, the study was completed for the patient. No information was to be collected on re-implantation of a new implant. Safety was to be monitored throughout the two week study. Blood samples for testosterone and PSA were only collected at the Screening Visit. The implants removed from the patients were to be returned to Indevus Pharmaceuticals for analysis.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||12 participants|
|Official Title:||Phave IV, Multicenter, Open-label Study to Collect VANTAS® Implant Retrieval Data From Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer and Difficult to Remove Implants|
|Study Start Date :||July 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2007|
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MedlinePlus Genetics related topics: Prostate cancer
MedlinePlus related topics: Prostate Cancer
Drug Information available for: Histrelin Histrelin acetate
Patients treated with Vantas implant
Patients were enrolled if they had had a Vantas implant placed for treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate, and if the patients were scheduled for explant of the implant, and the physician had difficulty locating the implant.
Procedure: Ultrasound or CT or MRI to locate implant
Scanning methods (eg, ultrasound, CT, or MRI) were used to locate the implant.
Other Name: Vantas
Primary Outcome Measures :
- The number (and percent) of successfully located and removed implants was the primary outcome measure. [ Time Frame: cross-sectional design, data collected at time of explant procedure. ]
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|Ages Eligible for Study:||45 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||Male|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
|Sampling Method:||Non-Probability Sample|
The study was planned to include approximately 10 patients with locally advanced or metastatic prostate cancer who satisfied the inclusion and exclusion criteria.
- Were male patients with adenocarcinoma of the prostate;
- Were age 45 years or older;
- Had received a Vantas® implant;
- Had difficult to locate or non-palpable implant at time of implant retrieval;
- Had the ability to undergo ultrasound, and/or CT, and/or MRI within two weeks of Screening Visit;
- Voluntarily provided Informed Consent prior to the performance of any study-specific procedures.
- Major medical or psychiatric illness that would interfere with return visits; patient not suitable (e.g., noncompliance history) for study in opinion of the Investigator or Sponsor;
- Participated in a clinical trial for an investigational agent within 30 days prior to the Screening Visit (unless enrolled in Protocol 301 Extension).
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|First Posted:||November 13, 2009 Key Record Dates|
|Last Update Posted:||July 14, 2011|
|Last Verified:||July 2011|
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Genital Neoplasms, Male
Neoplasms by Site
Genital Diseases, Male
Male Urogenital Diseases