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Safety Study of the Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh for Hemodialysis Vascular Access

This study has been terminated.
(Imbalance in the # graft infections between the tx's (graft vs. graft + wrap))
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: December 15, 2009
Last updated: February 7, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the long term use of the experimental Vascular Wrap(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh is safe in the treatment of subjects needing hemodialysis access (via an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft).

Condition Intervention
End Stage Renal Failure on Dialysis
Device: Graft, Vascular Wrap
Device: Lifespan® ePTFE Vascular Graft Only

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Long Term Safety Study of the Vascular Wrap(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh After Surgical Implantation With the Lifespan® Graft in the Upper Extremity for Hemodialysis Vascular Access

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Further study details as provided by Angiotech Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Nature and incidence of Adverse Events between treatment groups clinical difference in product-related adverse events [ Time Frame: 4 years ]

Enrollment: 222
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Graft, Vascular Wrap
Lifespan® ePTFE Vascular Graft and Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh (0.9 µg/mm2 paclitaxel)
Device: Graft, Vascular Wrap
Lifespan® ePTFE Vascular Graft and Vascular Wrap Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh (0.9 µg/mm2 paclitaxel)
Other Name: Vascular Wrap
Placebo Comparator: Graft
Lifespan® ePTFE Vascular Graft Only
Device: Lifespan® ePTFE Vascular Graft Only
Vascular Graft only

Detailed Description:
The primary objective of this study is to determine long term safety of the Lifespan® ePTFE Vascular Graft and Vascular Wrap(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Mesh in comparison to the Lifespan® graft alone.

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

Inclusion Criteria: To be considered for enrollment, subjects must:

  • have been randomized in protocol 012-VWAV06;
  • have signed and dated an IRB-approved written informed consent to participate in 012-VWAV06 as well as this study;
  • be willing to comply with all aspects of the evaluation schedule over a period of 60 months post device insertion;
  • allow representatives of the sponsor, designated Clinical Research Organization (CRO), Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Ethics Committee, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to review his/her relevant medical records.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who withdrew or were withdrawn from study 012-VWAV06.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01033357

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
Study Chair: Rui Avelar, M.D. Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01033357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 014-VWAV07
Study First Received: December 15, 2009
Last Updated: February 7, 2013

Keywords provided by Angiotech Pharmaceuticals:
neointimal hyperplasia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Pathologic Processes
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Albumin-Bound Paclitaxel
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 23, 2017