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The ELUTES Clinical Trial (ELUTES I)

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: NCT00225654
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 26, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 1, 2012
Information provided by:
Cook Group Incorporated

Brief Summary:
ELUTES is a European multicenter, randomized, controlled, triple-blinded study designed to evaluate the ability of the Paclitaxel Eluting V-Flex Plus coronary stent to reduce restenosis in the coronary artery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronary Artery Disease Device: coronary stent Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 192 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The ELUTES Clinical Trial (European Evaluation of Paclitaxel Eluting Stent)
Study Start Date : January 2000
Study Completion Date : November 2001

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Angiographic in-stent % diameter stenosis and late loss at follow up.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Major adverse events
  2. Total lesion revascularization

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient must be eligible to undergo planned treatment of a single de novo lesion in a native coronary artery.
  • Patient must be an acceptable candidate for coronary artery bypass surgery.
  • Patient or legal guardian must have signed informed consent.
  • Patient agrees to return at one month for an office visit to assess cardiovascular status and at 6 months for an office visit to assess cardiovascular status and for a diagnostic angiogram.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient must be less than 18 years old.
  • Patient has history of bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy or will refuse blood transfusions.
  • Patient is simultaneously participating in another investigative interventional cardiovascular device or drug study.
  • Patient has known hypersensitivity or contraindication to aspirin, clopidogrel, or stainless steel, or a sensitivity to contrast dye.
  • Women of child bearing potential.
  • Patient has other medical condition that may cause non-compliance with the protocol, confound the results, or is associated with limited life expectancy.
  • Patient has been diagnosed with a myocardial infarction within 72 hours prior to procedure.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00225654

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United States, Indiana
Contact Sponsor
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cook Group Incorporated
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Principal Investigator: Anthony Gershlick, MD Glenfield Hospital

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00225654    
Other Study ID Numbers: 505
First Posted: September 26, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012
Keywords provided by Cook Group Incorporated:
coronary artery
drug eluting
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases