Zilver® Flex™ Vascular Stent Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 4, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cook Group Incorporated

Brief Summary:
This study is intended to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of treatment of de novo or restenotic lesions of the above-the-knee femoropopliteal artery using the Zilver® Flex™ Vascular Stent which has received the CE mark for commercial use. The study is designed as a single arm non-randomized post-approval study.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Device: Zilver® Flex™ Vascular Stent Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 110 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Zilver® Flex™ Vascular Stent in the Above-the-Knee Femoropopliteal Artery
Study Start Date : February 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
single arm non-randomized post-market study
Device: Zilver® Flex™ Vascular Stent
Stenting of the Above-the-Knee Femoropopliteal Artery
Other Names:
  • Stenting
  • Vascular Stent
  • Implant

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary patency of the treated lesion within the superficial femoral artery [ Time Frame: 1 year after patient enrollment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Procedural success and primary-assisted and secondary patency, thrombosis/total occlusion rate, clinical improvement, and functional status improvement [ Time Frame: 1 year after patient enrollment ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are at least 18 years old and have at least 1 stenotic atherosclerotic lesion of the above-the-knee femoropopliteal artery may be considered for enrollment.
  • To be enrolled in the study, the lesion must be the appropriate size and and no prior stent in the target vessel may be present.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is < 18 years of age.
  • Patient is pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Patient is simultaneously participating in an investigational drug or device study. The patient must have completed the follow-up phase for the primary endpoint of any previous study at least 30 days prior to enrollment in this study.
  • Patient has had previous stenting of the target vessel.
  • Patient has a medical condition or disorder that would limit life expectancy to less than 1 year or that may cause noncompliance with the protocol or confound the data analysis.
  • Patient in whom antiplatelet and/or anticoagulant therapy is contraindicated.
  • Patient has a history of bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy or will refuse blood transfusions.
  • Patient has known hypersensitivity or contraindication to aspirin, antiplatelet medication, contrast dye, or nitinol that, in the opinion of the investigator, cannot be adequately premedicated.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00827619

Bad Krozingen, Germany, 79189
Leipzig, Germany, 04177
Universitatsklinikum Magdeburg
Magdeburg, Germany, 39120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cook Group Incorporated
Principal Investigator: Jens Ricke, MD Universitatsklinikum Magdeburg

Responsible Party: Cook Group Incorporated Identifier: NCT00827619     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-009
100005, ZBLL
First Posted: January 23, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 4, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Cook Group Incorporated:
Peripheral Arterial Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases