Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for Severe CaLcIfic Coronary Arteries: Orbital Atherectomy vs. Conventional Angioplasty Technique Prior to Implantation of Drug-Eluting StEnts: The ECLIPSE Trial

  • End date
    Feb 28, 2024
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Cardiovascular Systems Inc
Updated on 4 May 2021
Amber Dickson
Primary Contact
Ascension St. John Hospital and Medical Center (1.6 mi away) Contact
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heart disease
angina pectoris
unstable angina
acute coronary syndrome


This trial will evaluate Orbital Atherectomy compared to conventional balloon angioplasty technique for the treatment of severely calcified lesions prior to implantation of drug-eluting stents (DES).

Condition Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary heart disease, Vascular Diseases, Heart disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Non ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Ischemia, Myocardial Ischemia, Cardiac Disease
Treatment Orbital Atherectomy, Balloon, Balloon
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03108456
SponsorCardiovascular Systems Inc
Last Modified on4 May 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Subject is 18 years of age or older
Subject presents with
stable ischemic heart disease or
acute coronary syndrome (NSTEMI or unstable angina), or
stabilized recent STEMI (>48 hours prior to randomization procedure)
Subject has signed the Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Ethics Committee (EC) approved ECLIPSE trial Informed Consent Form (ICF) prior to any trial related procedures

Exclusion Criteria

Subject has a history of any cognitive or mental health status that would interfere with trial participation
Subject is participating in or has plans to participate in any other investigational drug or device trial that has not reached its primary endpoint
Subject is a female who is pregnant
Subject is receiving or scheduled to receive chemotherapy within thirty (30) days prior or any time after the randomization procedure
Subject has a life expectancy of 12 months
Subject has undergone any prior PCI in the target vessel or its branches 12 months prior to randomization
Subject has undergone a PCI procedure that is unsuccessful or with complications within 30 days prior to randomization, including during the randomization procedure
Any cardiac intervention or cardiac surgery planned within 12 months post randomization procedure aside from a potential planned staged PCI as part of the randomized treatment strategy
Subject has major valve disease and underwent intervention within 30 days prior to randomization
Subject has received a heart transplant
Evidence of heart failure by at least one of the following (heart failure assessment is not required per protocol but must be reviewed prior to enrollment if data is available)
Most recent LVEF 25%, or
Current heart failure defined as dyspnea at rest (NYHA class IV assessed day of procedure), or
Killip class 2 (post STEMI patients)
Planned use in the randomized lesion(s) of a bare metal stent (BMS), bioresorbable scaffold (BRS), non-stent treatment only
Subject has a known sensitivity to contrast media, which cannot be adequately pre-medicated
Subject has a relative or absolute contraindication to dual antiplatelet therapy or (for patients with atrial fibrillation) single antiplatelet therapy (P2Y12 inhibitor preferred) with an anticoagulant for at least 6 months after PCI
Subject has a history of a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) within six (6) months prior to randomization, or any permanent neurologic deficit
Subject has a history of bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy or intention to refuse blood transfusion if one should become necessary
Subject has evidence of an active infection on the day of the randomization procedure requiring oral or intravenous antibiotics
Subject with known allergy to atherectomy lubricant components including soybean oil, egg yolk phospholipids, glycerin and sodium hydroxide
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