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Evaluation of the Cook Biodesign® Nipple Reconstruction Cylinder (NRC) (NRC)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cook Group Incorporated Identifier:
First received: October 5, 2010
Last updated: May 19, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
Patients with a desire for nipple reconstruction following breast cancer and breast reconstruction will receive a surgical procedure to reconstruct one or both nipples utilizing the COOK Biodesign® Nipple Reconstruction Cylinder.

Condition Intervention
Breast Cancer Breast Reconstruction Nipple Reconstruction Device: Nipple reconstruction

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Arm Multicenter Study Evaluating the Cook Biodesign® Nipple Reconstruction Cylinder (NRC)

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Further study details as provided by Cook Group Incorporated:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Nipple Projection at 12 Months Compared to Baseline (1 Week Post-procedure) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of Patient Satisfaction [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Patient satisfaction is defined as patient would recommend the nipple reconstruction operation to others.

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: April 2014
Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Nipple Reconstruction Cylinder Device: Nipple reconstruction
Biodesign® Nipple Reconstruction Cylinder
Other Name: Biodesign


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient presents with a history of breast cancer, having previously completed either uni- or bi-lateral breast removal and reconstruction.
  • Patient presents with a desire to obtain nipple reconstruction
  • Patient is at least 18 years of age
  • And other inclusion criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is not medically fit enough for surgery under local anesthesia
  • Patient is currently smoking, using tobacco products, or nicotine products (i.e. patch, gum, or nasal spray)
  • Patient is pregnant, breastfeeding or planning further pregnancy during the study period
  • Patient has physical allergies or cultural objections to the receipt of porcine products
  • And other exclusion criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01216319

United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
United States, Colorado
Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery
Lone Tree, Colorado, United States, 80124
United States, Maryland
Mercy Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21202
United States, South Dakota
Sanford Clinic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States, 57105
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cook Group Incorporated
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey Gurtner, MD Stanford University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Cook Group Incorporated Identifier: NCT01216319     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09-009
Study First Received: October 5, 2010
Results First Received: April 30, 2015
Last Updated: May 19, 2016

Keywords provided by Cook Group Incorporated:
Nipple Reconstruction
Breast Cancer
Mastectomy processed this record on September 19, 2017