Phase 3 Study of Fibrocaps™ in Surgical Bleeding (FINISH-3)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 7, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 18, 2014
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Brief Summary:

The primary objective of the study is to demonstrate the superiority of Fibrocaps plus gelatin sponge, as compared to gelatin sponge alone, for achieving hemostasis in subjects with mild to moderate surgical bleeding during spine, liver, vascular or soft tissue surgery.

This is a Phase 3, international, multi-center, randomized, single-blind, controlled trial that will be conducted at clinical trial sites in the European Union and United States.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Mild or Moderate Surgical Bleeding Biological: Fibrocaps (PRO-0601) Device: Gelatin sponge Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 719 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Randomized, Single-blind, Controlled Trial of Topical Fibrocaps™ in Intraoperative Surgical Hemostasis
Study Start Date : May 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bleeding
Drug Information available for: Gelatin
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Fibrocaps (PRO-0601)
Fibrocaps (PRO-0601) powder plus gelatin sponge
Biological: Fibrocaps (PRO-0601)
Human fibrinogen and thrombin powder Single application during surgery
Other Names:
  • PRO-0601
  • Fibrin sealant
Device: Gelatin sponge
Single application during surgery
Other Name: Gelfoam, Spongostan
Active Comparator: Gelatin sponge
Gelatin sponge (e.g., Gelfoam, Spongostan)
Device: Gelatin sponge
Single application during surgery
Other Name: Gelfoam, Spongostan

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to Hemostasis (TTH) [ Time Frame: Within 5 minutes of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence, severity and relationship of Adverse Events [ Time Frame: During 4 wks post-treatment ]
  2. Incidence of Hemostasis [ Time Frame: 3 and 5 minutes post-treatment ]

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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:

  1. Subject has signed an institutional review board/independent ethics committee (IRB/IEC)-approved informed consent document
  2. Subject is undergoing one of the 4 surgical procedures described
  3. Subject age is >18 years at time of consent
  4. If female and of child-bearing potential, subject has negative pregnancy test during screening and is not breast-feeding
  5. If subject is a sexually active male or a sexually active female of child-bearing potential, subject agrees to use a medically accepted form of contraception from the time of consent to completion of all follow-up study visits
  6. Subject has not received blood transfusion between screening and study treatment
  7. Presence of mild to moderate surgical bleeding
  8. Absence of intra-operative complications
  9. No intra-operative use of a topical hemostat containing thrombin prior to study treatment
  10. Approximate bleeding site surface area of less than or equal to 100 cm2

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Subject has known antibodies or hypersensitivity to thrombin or other coagulation factors
  2. Subject has history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (only for vascular subjects where heparin use is required)
  3. Subject has known allergy to porcine gelatin
  4. Subject is unwilling to receive blood products
  5. Has any clinically-significant coagulation disorder that may interfere with the assessment of efficacy or pose a safety risk to the subject according to the Investigator, or baseline abnormalities of INR > 2.5 or aPTT > 100 seconds during screening that are not explained by current drug treatment (e.g., warfarin, heparin)
  6. Aspartate Aminotransferase (ASAT/AST ) or Alanine aminotransferase (ALAT/ALT) > 3 x upper limit normal range during screening, except for subjects undergoing liver resection surgery or with a diagnosis of liver metastases where there is no upper limit for these analytes due to the nature of their disease
  7. Platelets < 100 x109 PLT/L during screening

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01527357

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United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, PC
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35242
United States, California
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90033
University of Southern California/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90033
Vascular Interventional Specialists of Orange County
Orange, California, United States, 92868
Lotus Clinical Research, LLC
Pasadna, California, United States, 91105
United States, Colorado
Boulder Neurological Institute
Boulder, Colorado, United States, 80304
Spine Colorado
Durango, Colorado, United States, 81303
United States, Illinois
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Skokie, Illinois, United States, 60077
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, Illinois, United States, 62702
United States, Indiana
Indiana Spine Group
Carmel, Indiana, United States, 46032
United States, Kentucky
Bluegrass Orthopedics
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40509
United States, Massachusetts
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, 01805
United States, Michigan
Borgess Research Institute
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, 49048
Beaumont Health System
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States, 48073
United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, Nevada
William Muir MD Spine Surgery
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89144
United States, New York
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
New York City, New York, United States, 100032
United States, North Carolina
Duke University Hospital Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
United States, Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma - Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, 74135
United States, Oregon
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital & Clinics
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239-3098
United States, Texas
University of North Texas Health Sciences Center
Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76107
United States, Utah
Physician's Research Options
Sandy, Utah, United States, 84070
United States, Washington
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Bellevue, Washington, United States, 98004
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101
Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists, P.S.
Spokane, Washington, United States, 99208
Multicare Neuroscience Center of Washington
Tacoma, Washington, United States, 98405
Militair Hospitaal Koningin Astrid
Brussells, Belgium, 1120
Clinique du Parc Leopold, Service de Neurochirurgie
Bruxelles, Belgium, B-1040
Hopital Erasme, Service de Neurochirurgie
Bruxelles, Belgium, B-1070
Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent, Gasto-Intestinale Heelkunde
Gent, Belgium, 9000
Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, Abdominale Heelkunde
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Amphia Hospital
Breda, Netherlands, 4800
Medisch Spectrum Twente
Enschede, Netherlands, 7513 ER
University Medical Centre Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands, 9700 RB
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, Netherlands, 2300 RC
Radboud University Medical Center
Nijmegen, Netherlands, 6525 GA
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3075 EA
Rijnstate Arnhem
Velp, Netherlands, 0
United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, B15 2WB
Addenbrookes Hospital Vascular Department
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom, CB2 0QQ
Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Doncaster, England, United Kingdom, DN2 5LT
Hull Royal Infirmary
Hull, England, United Kingdom, HU3 2JZ
Leeds General Infirmary
Leeds, England, United Kingdom, LS1 3EX
King's College Hospital
London, England, United Kingdom, SE5 9RS
Freeman Hospital
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom, NE7 7DN
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Paul Frohna, MD, PhD Mallinckrodt
Principal Investigator: Robert J Porte, MD, PhD University Medical Center Groningen

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mallinckrodt Identifier: NCT01527357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FC-004
First Posted: February 7, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2014
Last Verified: June 2014

Keywords provided by Mallinckrodt:
fibrin sealant

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Fibrin Tissue Adhesive
Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable
Fibrin Foam