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The SeriScaffold® Use in Reconstruction Post Market Study for Tissue Support and Repair in Breast Reconstruction Surgery in Europe

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Allergan Identifier:
First received: July 6, 2011
Last updated: April 24, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
This is a post-market study of the use of SeriScaffold® for soft tissue support and repair in breast reconstruction surgery.

Condition Intervention
Soft Tissue Support and Repair Device: SeriScaffold® Surgical Scaffold

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Allergan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigator satisfaction following use of SeriScaffold® surgical scaffold evaluated using an 11-point scale questionnaire [ Time Frame: Six months ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: February 2015
Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
SeriScaffold® Surgical Scaffold
Device: SeriScaffold® Surgical Scaffold
A CE Marked, 510(k) cleared, knitted, multi-filament, bioengineered, silk mesh indicated for use as a transitory scaffold for soft tissue support and repair


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be female, greater or equal to 18 years of age
  • Be willing to undergo immediate breast reconstruction with sub-pectoralis muscle placement of a breast implant
  • Be willing to undergo mastectomy with healthy, well vascularized skin flaps anticipated by the surgeon
  • Be in good health other than breast pathology and be suited to general anesthesia and planned treatments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have undergone breast radiation treatment and/or is preoperatively evaluated to require radiation treatment to the breast area during the course of the study
  • Have a known allergy to silk
  • Have any disease, including uncontrolled diabetes, which is clinically known to impact wound healing ability
  • Have undergone previous breast surgery with the exception of mastectomy, breast biopsy, cyst removal, lumpectomy, mastopexy, reduction and/or augmentation
  • Have had a prior soft tissue support device implanted in the breast
  • Have a condition or be in a situation that, in the Investigator's opinion, may put the subject at significant risk, may confound the study results, or may interfere significantly with the subject's participation in the study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01389232

Dusseldorf, Germany
Milan, Italy
Barcelona, Spain
United Kingdom
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: Allergan Identifier: NCT01389232     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SURE-002
Study First Received: July 6, 2011
Last Updated: April 24, 2015 processed this record on September 21, 2017