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Chocolate Balloon Angioplasty Registry (Chocolate BAR)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified December 2012 by TriReme Medical, LLC
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TriReme Medical, LLC Identifier:
First received: April 27, 2012
Last updated: December 5, 2012
Last verified: December 2012

To collect data from real-world use with the Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter to support the effectiveness of the device for use during percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) procedures.

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Chocolate Balloon Angioplasty Registry

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by TriReme Medical, LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Achievement of Optimal PTA [ Time Frame: average of 2 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Percentage of PTA cases in which <30% diameter stenosis without a flow limiting dissection is achieved without the need for bail-out stenting

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: May 2012
Above the Knee
Patients treated with the Chocolate balloon for a lesion located above the knee
Below the Knee
Patients treated with the Chocolate balloon for a lesion located below the knee


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease appropriate for treatment with balloon angioplasty


Inclusion Criteria:

  1. >18 years of age
  2. Lesion successfully crossed with a guide-wire
  3. Reference Vessel Diameter (RVD) within the treatment range of the Chocolate PTA Catheter used at the target lesion appropriate for 1:1 dilatation
  4. Patient has given consent for their information to be submitted to this registry

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Lesion required stenting as the primary treatment approach
  2. Life expectancy <12 months
  3. Patient is enrolled in another clinical study that may impact the results of this registry
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01589042

Contact: Erin Tims, MS 925-931-1300 ext 212

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Principal Investigator: Venkatesh Ramiah, MD         
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02135
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Garcia, MD         
United States, Michigan
St. John's Hospital Recruiting
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Principal Investigator: Tom Davis, MD         
Metro Health Hospital Recruiting
Wyoming, Michigan, United States, 49519
Principal Investigator: Jihad Mustapha, MD         
United States, Mississippi
Jackson Heart Clinic Recruiting
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Principal Investigator: Huey McDaniel, MD         
United States, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Principal Investigator: George Adams         
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Dallas, Texas, United States
Principal Investigator: Tony Das, MD         
VA North Texas Recruiting
Dallas, Texas, United States
Principal Investigator: Subhash Banerjee, MD         
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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Recruiting
Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Principal Investigator: Thomas Shimshak, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
TriReme Medical, LLC
Principal Investigator: Jihad Mustapha, MD Metro Health Hospital
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Garcia, MD St Elizabeth's Med Center / Tufts Univ School of Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: TriReme Medical, LLC Identifier: NCT01589042     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLP782
Study First Received: April 27, 2012
Last Updated: December 5, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on November 25, 2014