Last updated on August 2020

The EVARREST Paediatric Mild/Moderate Liver and Soft Tissue Bleeding Study

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Hemorrhage | Hepatic Parenchyma Bleeding | Soft Tissue Bleeding
  • Age: - 17 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Paediatric subjects aged 28 days ( 1 month) to <18 years, requiring non-emergent open hepatic, abdominal, retroperitoneal, pelvic or thoracic (non-cardiac) surgical procedures. i) The first 36 subjects to be enrolled will be subjects aged 1 years to <18 years. ii) The next 4 subjects to be enrolled will be subjects aged 28 days to <1 year.
  • The subject's parent/legal guardian must be willing to give permission for the subject to participate in the trial, and provide written informed consent for the subject. In addition, assent must be obtained from paediatric subjects who possess the intellectual and emotional ability to comprehend the concepts involved in the trial. If the paediatric subject is not able to provide assent (due to age, maturity and/or inability to intellectually and/or emotionally comprehend the trial), the parent/legal guardian's written Informed Consent for the subject will be acceptable for the subject to be included in the study.
  • Presence of an appropriate mild or moderate bleeding soft tissue or hepatic parenchyma Target Bleeding Site (TBS) identified intra-operatively by the surgeon;
  • Ability to firmly press trial treatment at TBS until 4 minutes after randomisation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with known intolerance to blood products or to one of the components of the study product or is unwilling to receive blood products;
  • Female subjects, who are of childbearing age (i.e. adolescent), who are pregnant or nursing;
  • Subject is currently participating or plans to participate in any other investigational device or drug without prior approval from the Sponsor;
  • Subjects who are known, current alcohol and/or drug abusers
  • Subjects admitted for trauma surgery
  • Subjects with any pre or intra-operative findings identified by the surgeon that may preclude conduct of the study procedure.
  • Subject with TBS in an actively infected field (Class III Contaminated or Class IV Dirty or Infected)
  • TBS is from large defects in arteries or veins where the injured vascular wall requires repair with maintenance of vessel patency and which would result in persistent exposure of the EVARREST or SURGICEL to blood flow and pressure during healing and absorption of the product;
  • TBS with major arterial bleeding requiring suture or mechanical ligation;
  • Bleeding site is in, around, or in proximity to foramina in bone, or areas of bony confine.

Recruitment Status: Open

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