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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00965952




Registration number
NCT00965952
Ethics application status
Date submitted
25/08/2009
Date registered
25/08/2009
Date last updated
9/02/2010

Titles & IDs
Public title
A Surgical Simulation Study to Evaluate the Safety of a Device Mechanism as Treatment for Vaginal Apical Prolapse
Scientific title
A Prospective, Observational Surgical Simulation Study to Evaluate the Safety of the VFIX Device Mechanism as Treatment for Vaginal Apical Prolapse
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
300-08-009
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Pelvic Organ Prolapse 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Other 0 0 0 0
Research that is not of generic health relevance and not applicable to specific health categories listed above
Renal and Urogenital 0 0 0 0
Other renal and urogenital disorders
Reproductive Health and Childbirth 0 0 0 0
Fetal medicine and complications of pregnancy
Reproductive Health and Childbirth 0 0 0 0
Childbirth and postnatal care

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Incidence of subjects without any bowel entrapment between the vagina and the right SSL in subjects that the surgeon declares he would have deployed the V-Fix device
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Intraoperative
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Incidence of subjects without any bladder entrapment or traversing of the peritoneal cavity between the vagina and the right or left SSL in subjects that the surgeon declares he would have deployed the V-Fix device
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Intraoperative
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Incidence of subjects without any bowel entrapment between the vagina and the left SSL in subjects that the surgeon declares he would have deployed the V-Fix device
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Intraoperative

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Age greater than or equal to 18 years.

- Subjects with apical support prolapse in whom the surgeon may consider a surgical
procedure to correct level 1 support, with "C" or "D" descent at least halfway down
the vaginal length (i.e. uterus and cervix or the vaginal vault in hysterectomised
subjects), and having laparoscopy or abdominal surgery (additional surgery e.g. tubal
ligation or ovarian cystectomy is also allowed).

- Vaginal examination during the screening visit confirms that the lateral fornix of the
vagina can reach both the left and right SSL and therefore the surgical simulation can
be performed.

- The investigator considers that the subject is medically fit enough to receive
extended anaesthesia of approximately 15 minutes, to complete the additional
anatomical observation study procedures.

- Subjects agree to participate in the study and document this agreement by signing the
Ethics Committee approved informed consent.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- None

Study design
Purpose
Duration
Selection
Timing
Prospective
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NSW,VIC
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
North Shore Private Hospital - Sydney
Recruitment hospital [2] 0 0
St George Private Hospital - Sydney
Recruitment hospital [3] 0 0
Frances Perry House - Melbourne
Recruitment hospital [4] 0 0
Royal Women's Hospital - Melbourne
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
- Sydney
Recruitment postcode(s) [2] 0 0
- Melbourne

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Name
Ethicon, Inc.
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this pilot study is to perform a procedure to evaluate the safety of the
placement of a new device (known as the VFIX device).
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00965952
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
David Robinson, MD
Address 0 0
Ethicon, Inc.
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
Country 0 0
Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications