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Post Market Study for an Adhesion Barrier Following Laparoscopic Myomectomy

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: NCT00891657
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 1, 2009
Results First Posted : August 31, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 7, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Integra LifeSciences Corporation

Brief Summary:
This study is planned as a prospective, randomised, parallel, controlled, multi-centre, open label, comparative evaluation of SprayShield™ Adhesion Barrier plus good surgical technique, versus good surgical technique alone, with a blinded, third party video evaluation of adhesion formation at second look laparoscopy (SLL) following laparoscopic myomectomy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fibroid Myoma Leiomyoma Device: SprayShield™ Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 15 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Randomised, Prospective, Multi-Centre Clinical Study of SprayShield™ Adhesion Barrier System as a Barrier for the Prevention of Adhesion Formation After Laparoscopic Myomectomy
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: SprayShield™
Device: SprayShield™
Anti-adhesion barrier

No Intervention: Control
No adhesion barrier administered.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of Sites Adherent to the Uterus [ Time Frame: 8-12 weeks post myomectomy ]
    The number of times an adhesion is attached to the uterus.

  2. Mean Severity Score of Sites Adherent to the Uterus [ Time Frame: 8-12 weeks post myomectomy ]
    The scoring for severity is as follows: 0=no adhesions, 1=filmy, avascular adhesions, 2=vascular and/or dense adhesions, and 3=cohesive adhesions.

  3. Mean Extent Score of Sites Adherent to the Uterus [ Time Frame: 8-12 weeks post myomectomy ]
    0 =no adhesions, 1=covering <25% of locations' total area, 2=covering 26% to 50% of locations' total area, and 3=covering >51% of locations' total area.

  4. Area of Sites Adherent to the Uterus (cm^2) [ Time Frame: 8-12 weeks post myomectomy ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Females, 18 years of age or older, of child-bearing potential.
  • Subject has at least one myoma >= 3 cm.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating females.
  • Females undergoing prior open or closed myomectomy for treatment of myomas.
  • Evidence of current active endometriosis or infection
  • History of or active inflammatory bowel disease or pelvic inflammatory disease.
  • Presence of a frozen pelvis, or hydrosalpinges.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00891657

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Pius Clinic
Oldenburg, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Integra LifeSciences Corporation
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Principal Investigator: Rudy Leon De Wilde, MD Pius Clinic
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Responsible Party: Integra LifeSciences Corporation Identifier: NCT00891657    
Other Study ID Numbers: GYN-08-002
First Posted: May 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: August 31, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 7, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Tissue Adhesions
Pathologic Processes
Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Connective Tissue
Connective Tissue Diseases