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End-to-End Compression Anastomosis for Left-sided Colectomy Endo-CAR Study

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 29, 2011
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Information provided by:
Niti Medical Technologies Ltd.
the purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Niti CAR-device in the creation of colorectal anastomosis

Condition Intervention Phase
Colorectal Cancer Diverticulitis Device: Niti CAR Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)

Further study details as provided by Niti Medical Technologies Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • functioning anastomosis & no occurrence of adverse events related to device use [ Time Frame: during hospitalization and until 3 months after discharge ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient age over 18
  • Patient schedule for colonic surgery requiring E-t-E anastomosis
  • Patient is able to understand and to sign the Informed Consent Form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has known allergy to Nickel
  • Patient with bowel obstruction, strangulation, peritonitis, perforation, local or systemic infection
  • Patient on regular steroid medication
  • Patient with preexisting sphincter problems or evidence of extensive local disease of the pelvis
  • Patient following radiation (that compromised the anastomosis)
  • Patient who are undergoing a defunctioning stoma
  • Patient with contraindication to general anesthesia
  • Patient who is currently participating in other clinical trial
  • Patient who refuse consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00497263

University Hospitals Gasthuisberg Leuven
Leuven, Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Niti Medical Technologies Ltd.
Principal Investigator: André D'Hoore, MD, PhD University Hospitals Gasthuisberg Leuven
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00497263     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLP-43-01 Rev 01
First Submitted: July 4, 2007
First Posted: July 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 29, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases
Intraabdominal Infections