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Korean Multicenter Registry of EPIC Stent for Iliac Artery Disease: (K-EPIC Registry)

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: NCT02698358
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yonsei University

Brief Summary:
  • Prospective, single-arm, multi-center registry study
  • A total of 150 subjects with iliac artery disease who meet all inclusion and exclusion criteria will be included.
  • Patients will be followed clinically for 12 months after the procedure.
  • Duplex ultrasound, CT or catheter-based angiography follow-up according to participating hospital's protocol will be performed at 12 months.
  • Presence of stent fracture will be evaluated by plain radiography or fluoroscopy at 12 months.
  • Quality of life by standardized questionnaires (at baseline & at 1 & 12 months)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Iliac Artery Disease Device: Epic stent (Boston Scientific)

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 68 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : December 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2021

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Patients with femoropopliteal artery disease undergoing endovascular therapy using Epic stent (Boston Scientific).
Device: Epic stent (Boston Scientific)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary patency [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Absence of restenosis >50% based on an imaging study (Duplex ultrasound, CT angiography or catheter angiography) at 12 months

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Target lesion revascularization rate [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  2. Stent fracture rate [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  3. Quality of life by standardized questionnaires [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Iliac artery disease

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 19 years of older
  2. Symptomatic peripheral artery disease:

    • Moderate or severe claudication (Rutherford category 2 or 3)
    • Critical limb ischemia (Rutherford category 4)
  3. Iliac artery lesions with stenosis > 50%
  4. ABI <0.9
  5. Patients with signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Acute critical limb ischemia
  2. Severe critical limb ischemia (Rutherford category 5 or 6)
  3. Known hypersensitivity or contraindication to any of the following medications: heparin, aspirin, clopidogrel, cilostazol, or contrast agents
  4. In-stent restenosis lesions (Restenosis lesions without previously implanted stents are eligible to the enrollment)
  5. Bypass graft lesions
  6. Age > 85 years
  7. Severe hepatic dysfunction (> 3 times normal reference values)
  8. Significant leucopenia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia, or known bleeding diathesis
  9. LVEF < 40% or clinically overt congestive heart failure
  10. Pregnant women or women with potential childbearing
  11. Life expectancy <1 year due to comorbidity
  12. Untreated proximal inflow disease of aorta or the ipsilateral iliac arteries (more than 50% stenosis or occlusion)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02698358

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Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
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Responsible Party: Yonsei University Identifier: NCT02698358    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-2015-0075
First Posted: March 3, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Yonsei University:
Peripheral artery disease, Iliac artery, nitinol stent, restenosis