A Prospective, Multicenter All Comers Study of Phasix Mesh for Ventral or Incisional Hernia Repair

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02053168
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 3, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
C. R. Bard

Brief Summary:
Collect data on safety, performance, and effectiveness of Phasix Mesh in subject requiring primary ventral and incisional hernias.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ventral Hernia Incisional Hernia Device: Resorbable Mesh Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Pilot Study of patients across all wound classes for recurrence

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 33 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter All Comers Study of a Novel Resorbable Mesh (Phasix Mesh) for Ventral or Incisional Hernia Repair
Study Start Date : February 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 23, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : February 23, 2017

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Hernia
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Resorbable Mesh
Phasix Mesh
Device: Resorbable Mesh
Phasix Mesh

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hernia Recurrence Rate [ Time Frame: 12 Months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Device related adverse events [ Time Frame: 24 Months ]
  2. QOL assessments [ Time Frame: 24 Months ]
  3. Surgical procedure time [ Time Frame: 10 Months ]
  4. Length of hospital post Index Procedure [ Time Frame: 10 Months ]
  5. Length of hospital stay [ Time Frame: 10 Months ]
  6. Number of study related post operative surgical procedures and admissions. [ Time Frame: 24 Months ]
  7. Number of study related post operative surgical procedure and admissions [ Time Frame: 24 Months ]
  8. Number of related post-operative visits unrelated to standard of care [ Time Frame: 24 Months ]
  9. Incidence of seroma [ Time Frame: 24 Months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject or subject's legally authorized representative must be willing to give written informed consent
  • Subject must be diagnosed with ventral or incisional hernia
  • Subject must be willing to undergo open ventral hernia repair and be able to undergo all other study procedures as outlined in this protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is an active smoker (if attempts to quit smoking within two weeks of surgery have failed and the patient is still an active smoker at the time of surgery).
  • Subject's hernia has recurred four or more times.
  • Subject's body mass index (BMI) >40 kg/m2.
  • Subject has peritonitis.
  • Subject is on or suspected to be placed on chemotherapy medications during any part of the study.
  • Chronic steroid use or immunosuppression drugs (> 6 months).
  • Subject has cirrhosis, and/or ascites.
  • Subject is American Society of Anesthesiology Class 4 or 5.
  • Subject is pregnant or planning to become pregnant during the course of the study.
  • Subject is known to be infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
  • Subject has a life expectancy of less than 2 years at the time of enrollment.
  • Subject has been treated with an investigational product in the past 30 days.
  • Subject is part of the site personnel directly involved with this study
  • Subject has a known allergy to tetracycline hydrochloride or kanamycin sulfate, the test device or its component materials.
  • Subject has any condition that in the opinion of the Investigator would preclude the use of the study device, or preclude the subject from completing the follow-up requirements

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02053168

United States, California
Beverly Hills Hernia Center
Beverly Hills, California, United States, 90210
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90048
United States, Florida
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Celebration, Florida, United States, 34747
United States, Nebraska
Methodist Physicians Clinic
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68114
United States, Ohio
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106
United States, Oregon
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239
Sponsors and Collaborators
C. R. Bard
Principal Investigator: Yuri Novitsky, MD University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Responsible Party: C. R. Bard Identifier: NCT02053168     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DVL-HE-015
First Posted: February 3, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hernia, Ventral
Incisional Hernia
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Hernia, Abdominal
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes