Safety & Effectiveness Study of AEGEA Vapor System to Treat Excessive Uterine Bleeding

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01979861
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2016 by Aegea Medical, Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : November 8, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 12, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Aegea Medical, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if the AEGEA Vapor System for endometrial ablation is safe and effective for reducing menstrual blood loss in women with excessive uterine bleeding (menorrhagia)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Menorrhagia Device: AEGEA Vapor System(TM) Phase 3

Detailed Description:
This is a single-arm, multi-center study with three years of follow-up.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 230 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter, Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the AEGEA Vapor System for the Treatment of Excessive Uterine Bleeding
Study Start Date : February 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: vapor endometrial ablation
endometrial ablation using the AEGEA Vapor System
Device: AEGEA Vapor System(TM)
vapor endometrial ablation

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary Effectiveness Endpoint [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Reduction of menstrual blood loss

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Secondary Effectiveness Endpoint [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Quality of Life

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female subject from (and including) age 30 to 50 years
  • Self-reported history of heavy menstrual bleeding in at least 3 of the last 6 months
  • Predictable cyclic menstrual cycles over past 6 months
  • Excessive uterine bleeding
  • Premenopausal at enrollment
  • Normal PAP
  • Normal endometrial biopsy
  • Willing to use reliable contraception
  • Not currently taking hormonal medication
  • Agree to use sponsor provided catamenial product (sanitary pads/tampons)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • Desires future childbearing
  • Presence of an IUD
  • Previous endometrial ablation procedure
  • Evidence of STI
  • Evidence of PID
  • Active infection of genitals, vagina, cervix, uterus or urinary tract
  • Active endometritis
  • Active bacteremia, sepsis or other active systemic infection
  • Gynecologic malignancy
  • Endometrial hyperplasia
  • Known clotting defects or bleeding disorders
  • On anticoagulant therapy
  • Hemoglobin <8gm/dl
  • Prior uterine surgery
  • Currently on medication that could thin myometrial muscle
  • Severe dysmenorrhea, secondary to adenomyosis
  • Abnormal uterine cavity
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Uterine length <6cm or >12cm
  • Currently in other clinical trial

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01979861

United States, Connecticut
Center for Fertility and Women's Health
New Britain, Connecticut, United States, 06051
United States, Florida
Clinical Associates of Orlando, LLC
Orlando, Florida, United States, 32801
Visions Clinical Research
Wellington, Florida, United States, 33414
United States, Idaho
Rosemark WomenCares Specialists
Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 83404
United States, Illinois
The Advanced Gynecologic Surgery Institute
Naperville, Illinois, United States, 60173
United States, Indiana
Basinksi, LLC
Newburgh, Indiana, United States, 47630
United States, Minnesota
Minnesota Gynecology & Surgery
Edina, Minnesota, United States, 55435
United States, Missouri
Mercy Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63141
United States, New York
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York, United States, 10467
United States, North Carolina
Carolina Women's Research and Wellness Center/OB-GYN
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27713
United States, Tennessee
Chattanooga Medical Research, LLC
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States, 37404
United States, Texas
Baylor All Saints
Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76104
Canada, Ontario
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
Hospital Universitario de la Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Monterrey, N.l., Mexico
Isala Klinieken
Zwolle, Overijissel, Netherlands, 8025 AB
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aegea Medical, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Mark Levie, MD Montefiore Medical Center

Responsible Party: Aegea Medical, Inc. Identifier: NCT01979861     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SE-3000
First Posted: November 8, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2016
Last Verified: July 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Aegea Medical, Inc.:
Endometrial ablation with vapor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Hemorrhage
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Menstruation Disturbances
Pathologic Processes