Clinical Trial Details

NCT ID: NCT01524211
Date Last Changed: April 2, 2017


Research Study Summary

Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study evaluating Zenith® t-Branch for the treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Research Study Title

Evaluation of Branch Endografts in the Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms


The purpose of this study is to collect information on the Cook Zenith t-Branch endovascular stent-graft system for the treatment of aortic aneurysms.

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Recruitment Details

18 and up
Overall Status
Lead Sponsor
Lee, W. Anthony, M.D. FACS
116 Months
Facility Type


All ages 18 Years and up

Inclusion Criteria

The patient must have one of the following:

  1. Degenerative, atherosclerotic thoracoabdominal, suprarenal and juxtarenal aortic aneurysms (fusiform or saccular):≥55mm in diameter in a male or ≥50mm in diameter in a female, or

  2. Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm with a history of growth ≥0.5 cm per year, or

  3. Penetrating ulcers: ≥20mm in depth or

  4. Chronic type B aortic dissections: ≥50mm total aortic diameter or

  5. Symptomatic pathology (aneurysm, ulcer or chronic dissection) of any size.

Exclusion Criteria

General Criteria

  1. Life-expectancy less than 12 months

  2. Refusal to receive blood products

  3. Age < 18 years

  4. Pregnant or breastfeeding or planning on becoming pregnant within 60 months

  5. Unwilling to comply with the follow-up schedule

  6. Inability or refusal to give informed consent by subject and/or Legally Authorized Representative (LAR); should one be utilized

Medical Criteria

  1. Uncontrolled systemic infection

  2. Untreatable malignancy

  3. Uncontrollable anaphylaxis to iodinated contrast

  4. Known allergy(ies) to device materials

Anatomic Criteria

  1. Any pathology of mycotic origin

  2. Aortic fistulous communication with non-vascular structure (e.g. esophagus, bronchial)

  3. Inability to insert the Zenith® t-Branch device through iliofemoral approach

  4. Proximal and distal neck angle less than 90 degrees relative to the long axis of the aneurysm

  5. Proximal landing zone length < 25mm to allow secure fixation and seal

  6. Proximal landing zone diameter of < 24mm or > 42mm

  7. Distal landing zone length < 25mm in the abdominal aorta or < 20mm in the iliac arteries

  8. Distal landing zone diameter of < 14mm or > 30mm in the abdominal aorta, or < 7mm or

28mm in the iliac arteries

Site Locations (1)

Country State City Zip Facility and Contact
United States Florida Boca Raton 33486 Boca Raton Regional Hospital (BRRH)
Lisamarie Kernicky, RN;BSN;CCRC


Lisamarie Kernicky, RN;BSN;CCRC

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