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TRANSFIX Zenith® Transection Clinical Study (TRANSFIX)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01688050
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 19, 2012
Results First Posted : November 18, 2015
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2018
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The TRANSFIX study is a clinical trial approved by US FDA to study the safety and effectiveness of the Zenith® TX2® Low Profile Endovascular Graft for treatment of Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Thoracic Aorta Thoracic Injuries Blunt Injuries Device: Zenith® TX2® Low Profile Endovascular Graft

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: TRANSFIX - Zenith® TX2® Low Profile Endovascular Graft for Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury
Study Start Date : January 2013
Primary Completion Date : June 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2019
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Endovascular Repair Device: Zenith® TX2® Low Profile Endovascular Graft
Zenith® TX2® Low Profile Endovascular Graft
Other Name: Zenith Alpha Thoracic™ Endovascular Graft

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. All-cause Mortality [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
  2. Aortic Injury-related Mortality [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Any death determined by the independent clinical events committee to be causally related to the initial implant procedure, secondary intervention, or rupture of the transected aorta.

  3. Device Success [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Technical success (successful access, deployment, and patency of the Zenith® TX2® Low Profile Endovascular Graft), and freedom from the following: device collapse, type I or type III endoleaks requiring reintervention, and conversion to open surgical repair.

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Vessels suitable for endovascular access and stent graft placement
  • Blunt thoracic aortic injury of the descending thoracic aorta
  • At least 16 years of age
  • Informed consent given by patient or legally authorized representative

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical considerations that would compromise patient safety or study outcomes
  • Unsuitable arterial anatomy
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01688050

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Cook Group Incorporated
Principal Investigator: Benjamin Starnes, MD University of Washington - Harborview, Division of Vascular Surgery
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Cook Group Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01688050     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11-004
First Posted: September 19, 2012    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: November 18, 2015
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2018
Last Verified: December 2017

Keywords provided by Cook Group Incorporated:
Blunt thoracic aortic injury
Endovascular graft

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Thoracic Injuries
Wounds, Nonpenetrating