Adiana Post-Approval Clinical Study (APACS) (APACS)

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Hologic made business decision to no longer sell or manufacture Adiana device.)
First Posted : August 9, 2010
Results First Posted : November 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 20, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hologic, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The Adiana Post-Approval Clinical Study (APACS) has been designed to compile information on the efficacy and safety of the Adiana Permanent Contraception System in the post market setting. Specifically, data will be collected that is relevant to the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the Adiana System for women who desire permanent birth control by occlusion of the fallopian tubes. This study is an observational study that is not intended to test specific hypotheses.

Condition or disease
Women Contraception

Detailed Description:
Adiana Post-Approval Clinical Study is a prospective, single armed, multi-center, observational study that is designed to provide additional efficacy and safety data regarding the FDA-approved Adiana Permanent Contraception System. This study will be conducted at 8-10 clinical sites and enroll 1000 subjects. Enrolled subjects will have baseline data collected at the time of their Adiana procedure and will then be followed for a period of 2 years with visits occurring at 3 months following the Adiana procedure, 6 months following Adiana procedure (as applicable), 12 and 24 months post relying date.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 169 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Adiana Post-Approval Clinical Study
Study Start Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Birth Control
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pregnancy Rate - for Women Informed They May Rely on the Adiana System for Contraception. [ Time Frame: At one and two years ]
    The primary efficacy endpoints are the one and two year pregnancy rates among women who have hysterosalpingogram (HSG)-proven bilateral occlusion and are informed that they may rely on the Adiana System for contraception.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety Endpoints [ Time Frame: At one and two years ]
    The Adiana System will be evaluated for safety on the basis of the occurrence of adverse events which are related to the study device, unanticipated or serious.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women, 18 - 45 years old, at risk for pregnancy, that are seeking permanent contraception using the Adiana Permanent Contraception System.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who are seeking permanent sterilization
  • Women 18-45 years old
  • Subjects who are at risk of becoming pregnant
  • Subjects willing to use alternative contraception for at least three (3) months following device placement and bilateral tubal occlusion is confirmed by HSG
  • Subjects who are able to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who are uncertain about their desire to end fertility
  • Clinical evidence of an active pelvic infection or history of a recent pelvic infection
  • Has intra-uterine pathology which would prevent access to either tubal ostium or the intramural portion of either fallopian tube (i.e., large submucous fibroids, uterine adhesions, apparent uni or bilateral proximal tubal occlusion, suspected unicornuate uterus, etc.)
  • Is pregnant (as evidenced by pregnancy test result) or suspects pregnancy
  • Is currently less than three (3) months since her last pregnancy
  • Has previously undergone a tubal ligation
  • Is currently taking immunosuppressive medication (e.g., steroids)
  • Has a known allergy to contrast media
  • Has external pacemaker or internal cardioverter defibrillator
  • Subject is unable to follow the protocol and return for follow up visits
  • In the opinion of the investigator, the subject has a medical condition that precludes safe participation in the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01177670

United States, California
Sutter Medical Group
Elk Grove, California, United States, 95758
United States, Illinois
WomenCare, P.C.
Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States, 60004
United States, Missouri
University of Missouri Health Care
Columbia, Missouri, United States, 65203
United States, North Carolina
Valaoras & Lewis Obstetrics and Gynecology
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27103
United States, Ohio
Complete Healthcare for Women
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43231
United States, Oregon
The Women's Center of Central Oregon
Redmond, Oregon, United States, 97756
Salem Women's Clinic
Salem, Oregon, United States, 97302
United States, Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15224
United States, Virginia
Ob/Gyn Associates of Danville
Danville, Virginia, United States, 24541
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hologic, Inc.
Study Director: Edward Evantash, MD Hologic, Inc.

Responsible Party: Hologic, Inc. Identifier: NCT01177670     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S0210001
First Posted: August 9, 2010    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: November 20, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2012
Last Verified: October 2012

Keywords provided by Hologic, Inc.:
Adiana Permanent Contraception System
women seeking permanent sterilization.