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Embozene Microspheres for Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)

This study has been terminated.
(Inadequate enrollment)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boston Scientific Corporation Identifier:
First received: August 25, 2012
Last updated: February 10, 2016
Last verified: February 2016
This is a randomized, prospective, multi-center study of 225 female subjects age 30-50 years with symptoms from uterine fibroids. All subjects will be followed for a total of thirty-six (36) months following uterine fibroid embolization.

Condition Intervention
Uterine Fibroids
Device: Embozene® Microspheres
Device: Embosphere®

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety and Efficacy of Embozene Microspheres for Uterine Fibroid Embolization Compared to Embosphere for Symptomatic Relief From Uterine Fibroids

Further study details as provided by Boston Scientific Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Primary Endpoint [ Time Frame: 12 Months post study procedure ]
    The primary effectiveness endpoint for this clinical trial is the proportion of subjects who have success, defined as 50% menstrual blood loss (MBL) reduction or less than 80 ml of MBL per cycle, evaluated by the Alkaline Hematin (AH) method, at 12 months.

Enrollment: 4
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Embozene® Microspheres
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)will be used to treat the fibroids. The procedure involves injecting embolizing particles into the uterine artery which causes the fibroid to shrink.
Device: Embozene® Microspheres
Active Comparator: Embosphere®
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)will be used to treat the fibroids. The procedure involves injecting embolizing particles into the uterine artery which causes the fibroid to shrink.
Device: Embosphere®


Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is able to provide informed consent and must sign the Institutional Review Board approved Informed Consent Form.
  • Pre-menopausal women age 30-50 years at time of enrollment
  • Have been selected forUterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) prior to entry to the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a history of pelvic malignancy
  • Patient has an abnormal Pap smear within 12 months of the planned Uterine Fibroid Embolization procedure
  • Patient with coexisting condition that might explain abnormal bleeding (including endometrial hyperplasia and adenomyosis) or pelvic pain (including endometriosis and ovarian cysts).
  • Is at substantial risk for the need of organ transplantation, such as renal insufficiency.
  • Patient has evidence of current or recent pelvic inflammatory disease or uterine infection.
  • Patient with a severe contrast allergy or renal insufficiency that would represent a contradiction to the administration of iodine-based contrast agents.
  • Patients unable to comply with the follow-up requirements of the study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01675011

United States, New York
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York, United States
North Shore LIJ Medical Center
New Hyde Park, New York, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boston Scientific Corporation
  More Information

Responsible Party: Boston Scientific Corporation Identifier: NCT01675011     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-001
Study First Received: August 25, 2012
Results First Received: January 28, 2015
Last Updated: February 10, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Connective Tissue Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017