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A Multicenter, Prospective, Observational Evaluation of Repair of Infected or Contaminated Hernias (RICH) Using LTM


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18 Years
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Not Enrolling
Both
Hernia

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Trial Information

A Multicenter, Prospective, Observational Evaluation of Repair of Infected or Contaminated Hernias (RICH) Using LTM


Inclusion Criteria:



- is an adult ≥18 years old.

- has need of open abdominal incisional repair of a contaminated or infected site

- has an estimated hernia size of >9cm2 by physical exam

Exclusion Criteria:

- has a nidus of chronic colonization

- has a systemic infection at the time of repair.

- has chronic conditions: hepatic cirrhosis (w/ or w/o ascites); renal failure w/ hemo-
or peritoneal dialysis; incomplete resection of malignant disease; or defined
collagen disorder.

- requires chronic immunosuppressive therapy, including steroids or cytotoxic agents.

- is bedridden or otherwise non-ambulatory.

- is ASA Class 4 or 5.

- has a BMI >40.

- has conditions that would adversely affect subject safety, as per product labeling,
including sensitivities to pork or porcine products.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Incidence of surgical site events

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

Yes

Principal Investigator

Kamal Itani, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Boston VA Healthcare System

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

LFC2007.02.01

NCT ID:

NCT00617357

Start Date:

September 2007

Completion Date:

December 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Hernia
  • incisional hernia
  • abdominal hernia repair
  • Ventral incisional hernia repair
  • Hernia

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Location

Baylor College of MedicineHouston, Texas  77030
University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, Texas  77030-4009
University Hospitals of ClevelandCleveland, Ohio  44106
Tulane University Medical CenterNew Orleans, Louisiana  70112
University of Michigan Medical CenterAnn Arbor, Michigan  48104-0914
Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortland, Oregon  
Louisiana State University Health Sciences CenterShreveport, Louisiana  71130
Washington UniversitySt. Louis, Missouri  63110
University of North Carolina HospitalsChapel Hill, North Carolina  27599
University of Maryland Medical CenterBaltimore, Maryland  21201-1595
University of Utah Medical CenterSalt Lake City, Utah  84132
University of California-San Diego Medical CenterLa Jolla, California  
Hospital of St RafaelNew Haven, Connecticut  
University of Missouri-Columbia Medical CenterColumbia, Missouri  
North Shore University Hospital-Long Island Jewish Health SystemManhasset, New York  11030