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Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of the Indigo® Aspiration System in Acute Pulmonary Embolism (EXTRACT-PE)

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: NCT03218566
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : July 14, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 28, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Penumbra Inc.

Brief Summary:
To determine the safety and efficacy of the Indigo Aspiration System for aspiration mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pulmonary Embolism Device: Indigo Aspiration System Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 119 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Indigo® Aspiration System in Acute Pulmonary Embolism
Actual Study Start Date : November 22, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Single Arm
Single Arm - Use of Indigo Aspiration System (mechanical thrombectomy) to treat pulmonary embolism
Device: Indigo Aspiration System
use of mechanical thrombectomy to treat pulmonary embolism

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. RV/LV ratio [ Time Frame: from baseline to 48 hours ]
    Change in RV/LV ratio per CTA

  2. Major adverse events, a composite of [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
    device-related death, major bleeding, device-related SAEs (a composite of clinical deterioration, pulmonary vascular injury, cardiac injury)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Device-related death [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
  2. Major bleeding [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
  3. Clinical deterioration [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
  4. Pulmonary vascular injury [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
  5. Cardiac injury [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ]
  6. Any-cause mortality [ Time Frame: within 30 days ]
  7. Device-related SAEs [ Time Frame: within 30 days ]
  8. Symptomatic PE recurrence [ Time Frame: within 30 days ]

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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:

  • Clinical signs and symptoms consistent with acute PE with duration of 14 days or less. Evidence of PE must be from CTA.
  • Systolic BP ≥ 90 mmHg with evidence of dilated RV with an RV/LV ratio > 0.9
  • Patient is 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • tPA use within 14 days prior to baseline CTA
  • Systolic BP < 90mmHg for 15min or the requirement of inotropic support to maintain systolic BP ≥ 90 mmHg
  • Pulmonary hypertension with peak PA > 70 mmHg by right heart catheterization
  • History of severe or chronic pulmonary hypertension
  • Fi02 requirement > 40% or >6 LPM to keep oxygen saturations >90%
  • Hematocrit < 28%
  • Platelets < 100,000µL
  • Serum creatinine > 1.8 mg/dL
  • INR > 3
  • aPTT (or PTT) > 50 seconds on no anticoagulation
  • History of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)
  • Contraindication to systemic or therapeutic doses of anticoagulants
  • Major trauma < 14 days
  • Presence of intracardiac lead
  • Cardiovascular or pulmonary surgery within last 7 days
  • Cancer requiring active chemotherapy
  • Known serious, uncontrolled sensitivity to radiographic agents
  • Life expectancy < 90 days
  • Female who is pregnant
  • Intracardiac Thrombus
  • Patients on ECMO
  • Current participation in another investigational study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03218566

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Penumbra Inc.
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Principal Investigator: Akhilesh Sista, MD NYU-Langone School of Medicine

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Responsible Party: Penumbra Inc. Identifier: NCT03218566    
Other Study ID Numbers: 11373
First Posted: July 14, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 28, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: Yes
Keywords provided by Penumbra Inc.:
pulmonary embolism
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pulmonary Embolism
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases