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Comparison of a Plastic Stent Without Central Lumen With Self Expandable Metal Stents in Patients With Malignant Distal Biliary Obstruction (VIADUCT)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2010 by Kliniken Ludwigsburg-Bietigheim gGmbH.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Klinikum Ludwigshafen
Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
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First received: February 4, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2010
History: No changes posted
This is a non-inferiority randomized study to compare a plastic stent without central lumen (VIADUCT) with self-expandable metal stents for treatment of malignant obstruction of the common bile duct. It is a non-interventional study, a CE mark for the VIADUCT stent exists.

To Evaluate Patency of the Viaduct Stent in Comparison to Metal Stents

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of a Plastic Stent Without Central Lumen With Self Expandable Metal Stents in Patients With Malignant Distal Biliary Obstruction. A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Further study details as provided by Kliniken Ludwigsburg-Bietigheim gGmbH:

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • time to stent obstruction [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: January 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with malignant obstruction of the common bile duct

Inclusion Criteria:

  • histologically proven malignant biliary stenosis
  • signs of biliary obstruction
  • informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age under 18
  • Operations like Roux-Y, biliodigestive Anastomosis, BII
  • life expectancy less than 3 months
  • Karnfosky index less than 60%
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01063634

Contact: Karel Caca, Prof. Dr. +49-7141-9967201
Contact: Arthur R Schmidt, Dr. +49-7141-9967201

Klinikum Ludwigsburg Recruiting
Ludwigsburg, Germany, 71640
Contact: sabine weinmann    +49-7141-9994459   
Contact: samuel raad    +49-7141-9994464   
Principal Investigator: Karel Caca, Prof. Dr.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kliniken Ludwigsburg-Bietigheim gGmbH
Klinikum Ludwigshafen
Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Medizinische Klinik I, Prof. Dr. K. Caca, Klinikum Ludiwgsburg Identifier: NCT01063634     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VIADUCT
Study First Received: February 4, 2010
Last Updated: February 4, 2010

Keywords provided by Kliniken Ludwigsburg-Bietigheim gGmbH:
malignant biliary obstruction
self-expandable metal stents processed this record on April 26, 2017