Performance of Biologic Mesh Materials in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02703662|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 9, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 16, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Ventral Hernia||Device: Strattice biologic mesh Device: Permacol biologic mesh||Phase 2 Phase 3|
Complex abdominal wall reconstructions utilize advanced techniques that include, but are not limited to, component separation, modified component separation, and free tissue flap reconstruction. Data suggests that recurrence rates are lowered with the insertion of mesh supporting materials. More specifically, synthetic mesh utilization during repair of simple clean ventral hernias reduces hernia recurrence by over 50% when compared to suture closure alone. Unfortunately in the presence of microbial contamination or infection, there is a marked increase in hernia recurrence and mesh infection using synthetic prostheses. Biologic meshes however are established options for use in abdominal wall reconstruction in the presence of both field contamination and infection. These indications, as well as others, for biologic materials include, but are not limited to, patients with chronic immunosuppression, infected fields, colonized fields (i.e. preceding synthetic mesh), the need to place the product within the peritoneal cavity (underlay), and patients with complex losses of domain. It should also be noted that there may be significant utility in their use of biologic materials in a much broader range of indications, but the economic cost of these products have clearly tempored wider indications for overall use.
To date, there have been no prospective randomized controlled trials that compare various biologic mesh materials in the context of abdominal wall reconstruction. As a result, this proposal describes a 'head to head' randomized controlled trial (RCT) between 2 of the market's most popular biologic meshes. Strattice (noncross-linked porcine dermis, LifeCell Inc.) will be compared to Permacol (cross-linked porcine dermis, Covidien Inc.) in a randomized manner. Although there are significant differences between these mesh products with regard to procurement, tissue processing and cost, clinical controlled trials are needed to compare their performance.
Given the nearly 2-fold difference in cost between the 2 included biologic meshes, equivalence with regard to recurrence and postoperative complications would represent a massive economic savings to the public health care system.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||90 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Performance of Biologic Mesh Materials in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction - A Randomized Controlled Trial|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 26, 2017|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2021|
Active Comparator: Strattice biologic mesh
Strattice mesh is made of noncross-linked porcine dermis, which is used to support abdominal wall reconstruction.
Device: Strattice biologic mesh
Patients randomized to this group will be inserted one or more Strattice biologic meshes during the abdominal wall reconstruction surgical procedure.
Experimental: Permacol biologic mesh
Permacol mesh is made of cross-linked porcine dermis, which is used to support abdominal wall reconstruction.
Device: Permacol biologic mesh
Patients randomized to this group will be inserted one or more Permacol biologic meshes during the abdominal wall reconstruction surgical procedure.
- The percentage of hernia recurrence in patients received the biologic meshes. [ Time Frame: 12 months postoperation ]
- The percentage of wound infection of the participants. [ Time Frame: 12 months postoperation ]
- The days of hospital stay post the abdominal wall reconstruction procedure. [ Time Frame: 12 months postoperation ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02703662
|Foothills Medical Centre, Faculty of Medicine||Recruiting|
|Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N2T9|
|Contact: Chad G Ball, MD 403-944-3417 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Jimmy Xiao, PhD 403-944-8750 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Chad G Ball, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Jimmy Xiao, PhD|