GORE-TEX PROPATEN Vascular Graft Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2008
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W.L.Gore & Associates

September 12, 2005
September 20, 2005
August 7, 2008
February 2003
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  • Primary patency at 12 months
  • Major device complication rates at 12 months
Same as current
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  • Technical failures
  • Secondary patency
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GORE-TEX PROPATEN Vascular Graft Study
Comparison of Primary Patency Between GORE-TEX PROPATEN Vascular Grafts and Thin Walled GORE-TEX Stretch Vascular Grafts
To demonstrate equivalence in patency performance of GORE-TEX PROPATEN Vascular Grafts and Thin Walled GORE-TEX Stretch Vascular Grafts in a peripheral bypass application to support a claim of substantial equivalence.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Device: Vascular graft
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August 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient requires primary above-knee bypass where the proximal anastomosis will be to the common femoral or proximal superficial femoral artery and the distal anastomosis will be the popliteal artery proximal to the medial head of the gastrocnemius;
  • Patient has Grade III or IV occlusive vascular disease;
  • Patient has a postoperative life expectancy greater than one year;
  • Patient is at least 21 years of age;
  • Patient is able to comply with all study requirements and be available for follow-up visits at 1 month, 6 months and 12 months post procedure;
  • Patient is willing and able to provide written, informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient had a previous bypass in the diseased extremity (below iliacs);
  • Patient has known coagulation disorders including hypercoagulability;
  • Patient has had any previous instance of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia type 2 (HIT-2) or has known hypersensitivity to heparin;
  • Patient has an acute embolic arterial occlusion;
  • Patient requires sequential extremity revascularizations or other procedures that require use of additional vascular grafts;
  • Patient had percutaneous transluminal angioplasty to the implant site within the previous 30 days;
  • Patient is in need of, or is scheduled for, a cardiac surgical procedure or a different vascular surgical procedure;
  • Patient has active infection in the region of graft placement; or
  • Patient has an incomplete preoperative assessment (as outlined in this protocol) due to an emergency procedure, a traumatic injury or any other reason.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
21 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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United States
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W.L.Gore & Associates
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Principal Investigator: Enrico Ascher, MD Maimonides Hospital, Brooklyn NY
W.L.Gore & Associates
August 2008

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