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Multi-center Registry for CCSVI Testing and Treatment (CCSVI)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01205633
Recruitment Status : Suspended (9/12/12 FDA stopped enrollment pending device exemption(IDE)application.)
First Posted : September 20, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 18, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hubbard Foundation

Brief Summary:
Patients suspected of CCSVI (chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency) may be tested and if appropriate treated with catheter venoplasty by an interventional radiologist in their local community who has been credentialled either by the local hospital's IRB or a national IRB if the procedure is done in an outpatient facility. Catheter angioplasty is a long-established and accepted medical procedure, patients' insurance should but may not cover the testing or treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
CCSVI Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency Venous Malformations of CNS Draining Veins Procedure: venous angioplasty

Detailed Description:
more to follow

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Multi-center Registry for CCSVI Testing and Treatment
Study Start Date : September 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Angioplasty

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
CNS draining vein abnormalities Procedure: venous angioplasty
catheter venous angioplasty via femoral vein approach

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Short-Form 36 (SF36) Quality of Life Instrument [ Time Frame: Baseline and at 1, 6 and 12 months after treatment ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients suspected of obstructions in the veins draining the central nervous system which may adversely affect CNS function

Inclusion Criteria:

Referral by patients primary treating physician for suspected CCSVI

Exclusion Criteria:

Abnormal kidney function Allergy to either or both of the imaging contrast agents Pacemaker or other implantable device Ferrous metal in or on the body Claustrophobia Pregnancy


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01205633

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United States, California
Vascular Access Center of Downey
Downey, California, United States, 90241
North County Radiology
Oceanside, California, United States, 92056
United States, Georgia
Vascular Access Care of Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30309
United States, New York
Columbia endovascular Associates
New York, New York, United States, 10022
Valley Endovascular Associates
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States, 12601
United States, Ohio
Dayton Interventional Radiology
Dayton, Ohio, United States, 45409
United States, Utah
Utah Valley Interventional Associates
Provo, Utah, United States, 84604
Utah Vascular Clinic
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84107
United States, Washington
Vascular Access Center of Seattle
Seattle, Washington, United States, 14220
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hubbard Foundation
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Study Chair: David R Hubbard, M.D. Hubbard Foundation
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Hubbard Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01205633    
Other Study ID Numbers: CCSVI Registry
First Posted: September 20, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 18, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012
Keywords provided by Hubbard Foundation:
neurodegenerative disease
neurovascular disease
Hubbard Foundation
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Venous Insufficiency
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases