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Decellularized, Whole Donor Nipple-Areola Complex Reconstruction Grafts

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04534010
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 1, 2020
Last Update Posted : May 18, 2023
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arash Momeni, Stanford University

Brief Summary:
The goal of this study is to evaluate safety and healing time after nipple-areolar complex (NAC) reconstruction with the BioAesthetics' decellularized human nipple-areolar complex (dcl-hNAC) graft in patients who have had autologous breast reconstruction for breast cancer. Secondary objectives will be to assess patient satisfaction, patient well-being, patient self-esteem, patient body image, patient psychological well-being, nipple dimensions and sensitivity following NAC reconstruction surgery with the BioAesthetics' dcl-hNAC graft.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Breast Cancer Device: NACgraft Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Arm, Single Center Pilot Study Evaluating the Safety and Healing Time of a Decellularized, Whole Donor Nipple-Areola Complex Reconstruction Graft
Actual Study Start Date : April 28, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 15, 2024
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 15, 2024

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: NACgraft patients
uni- or bilateral engraftment surgery will be performed
Device: NACgraft
Patients requiring reconstruction of their nipple and areola have a NACgraft surgically implanted on their breasts. A NACgraft is a novel decellularized cadaveric implant derived from human nipples.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to healing of implanted NACgraft [ Time Frame: 14 months ]
    Time to healing for each NACgraft will be as the first weekly visit at which the surgeon and central reviewer deem the graft >99% epithelialized. This measurement will be reported as the number of weeks to healing. Degree of healing will be based on visual assessment by the surgeon and central reviewer with the following metrics on a visual analog scale (VAS): epithelialization (0-100%); granulation (0-100%); overall healing (0-100%). Photographs will be taken using a standardized 3d imaging device, stored and transmitted securely to a central reviewer for independent review. Time to complete healing will be defined as the first visit at which the surgeon and independent reviewer determine that there is >99% epithelialization of the graft.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient age 18-65
  • Patient desires NAC grafting ≥3 months after autologous breast reconstruction
  • Patient agrees to sleep on back until grafts healed (6 weeks)
  • Patient agrees to abstain from aspirin, alcohol, or excessive caffeine until grafts healed (6 weeks)
  • Patient agrees to not undergo NAC tattooing until completing study (12 months)
  • Patient is able to understand and willing to sign informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of delayed wound healing
  • history of Vitamin C deficiency
  • history of diabetes (Type I or Type II)
  • current BMI<18.5 or >40 kg/m,
  • patient has any other uncontrolled comorbidity.
  • Patient has a history of allergic reaction to any decellularized biologic matrix product.
  • Patient is currently smoking or using tobacco or nicotine products (i.e. patch, gum, or nasal spray) or has used such products in the past 12 months.
  • Patient is currently receiving radiation or chemotherapy or received radiation to the breast wall.
  • Patient has a history of prior NAC reconstruction
  • Patient has had NAC tattooing.
  • Patient is pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant during the study period.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04534010

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Contact: Shannon Meyer 650-724-1953

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United States, California
Stanford University Recruiting
Stanford, California, United States, 94304
Contact: Shannon Meyer    650-724-1953   
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey C Geoffrey         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
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Principal Investigator: Geoffrey C Gurtner Stanford Universiy
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Responsible Party: Arash Momeni, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Stanford University Identifier: NCT04534010    
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB-55153
BRS0117 ( Other Identifier: OnCore )
First Posted: September 1, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 18, 2023
Last Verified: May 2023
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: Yes
Device Product Not Approved or Cleared by U.S. FDA: Yes
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: Yes