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Veritas Collagen Matrix Cystocele Repair Study - Postmarketing

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The Cleveland Clinic Identifier:
First received: March 12, 2009
Last updated: April 18, 2017
Last verified: April 2017
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Veritas Collagen Matrix in treating female patients with documented occurence of Pelvic Organ Prolapse as evidenced by a cystocele.

Condition Intervention
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Procedure: Collagen Matrix

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Sequential Assignment
Intervention Model Description:
collagen graft reinforcement
Masking: Participant
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Veritas Collagen Matrix Cystocele Repair Study - Postmarketing Protocol #CP1004

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Further study details as provided by The Cleveland Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the ability of the VCM to treat pelvic organ prolapse as demonstrated by improvement of cystocele as measured by a comparison of POP-Q scores pre and post surgery [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    prolapse degree on pelvic exam

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate patient satisfaction as measured by a comparison of Quality of Life questions at baseline and post surgery [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    subjective satisfaction

Enrollment: 94
Study Start Date: December 2001
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intervention: Collagen matrix
Cystocele repair: Veritas reinforcing material implanted for reinforcement of cystocele repair with collagen matrix
Procedure: Collagen Matrix
surgical/reinforcing material
Other Name: Veritas collagen matrix
Native tissue repair
Intervention: Cystocele repair performed: No reinforcing material used and routine performance of a cystocele repair using native tissues.
Procedure: Collagen Matrix
surgical/reinforcing material
Other Name: Veritas collagen matrix

Detailed Description:

Surgery for cystocele repair to be performed. Native tissue repair to be randomized versus reinforcement with Collagen matrix


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is equal or greater than 18 years old
  • Female
  • Meets follow-up evaluation time frame
  • Understands the nature of the procedure and has provided written informed consent
  • Is scheduled to undergo vaginal pelvic reconstructive surgery
  • Has > 2nd degree midline cystocele

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of severe mucosal ulceration
  • Previous pelvic organ prolapse surgery using an implant that will affect the use of the VCM or affect the outcome of the study
  • Allergy to bovine material
  • Severe mucosal atrophy
  • Shortened vaginal length as determined by Investigator
  • Pregnant or intends to become pregnant during study
  • Has a UTI
  • Has vault prolapse < 2nd degree cystocele
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00860912

Sponsors and Collaborators
The Cleveland Clinic
Principal Investigator: Guillermo W Davila, MD Cleveland Clinic Florida
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: The Cleveland Clinic Identifier: NCT00860912     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB# 85852010
Study First Received: March 12, 2009
Last Updated: April 18, 2017
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by The Cleveland Clinic:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017