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Titles & IDs
Public title
Iliac Branch Excluder ReGistry (IceBERG)
Scientific title
Multi-centre, Observational, Post-market, Real World Registry to Assess Outcomes of Patients Treated With the Gore® EXCLUDER® ILIAC BRANCH Endoprosthesis
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Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms 0 0
Common Iliac Aneurysms 0 0
Aneurysm 0 0
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Cardiovascular 0 0 0 0
Diseases of the vasculature and circulation including the lymphatic system

Study type
Observational [Patient Registry]
Patient registry
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Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Devices - The Gore® EXCLUDER® ILIAC BRANCH Endoprosthesis.

Treatment: Devices: The Gore® EXCLUDER® ILIAC BRANCH Endoprosthesis.
The Gore IBE device is a newly designed iliac branched device, that is used in combination with the widely accepted C3 Excluder endograft, for the exclusion of common iliac aneurysms and aorto-iliac aneurysms.

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Treatment: Devices
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Immediate technical success - Primary endpoint of the retrospective part of the registry. Defined as successful implantation of the IBE device without the presence of endoleak type I or III and without flow-limiting dissection or stenosis.
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Peri-operative and post-operative safety parameters - Primary endpoint of the retrospective part of the registry. Described as:
Mortality (all-cause; aneurysm-related, device-related)
Bowel Ischemia
Myocardial Infarction
Renal Failure
Respiratory Failure
Procedural Blood Loss =1,000mL
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Up to 30 days postprocedure
Primary outcome [3] 0 0
Primary patency of hypogastric side branch - Primary endpoint of the prospective part of the registry. Defined as an open prothesis without flow-limiting stenosis (PSV<2.5), successful exclusion of the aneurysm without type I or II endoleak.
Timepoint [3] 0 0
At 1 year postprocedure
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Anatomical success - Secondary outcome of both parts of the registry. Defined as exclusion of the aneurysm without endoleak type I and III, and open stentgrafts on imaging without significant stenosis.
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Measured at 1 month, 6 months, 1 year and then yearly up to 5 years
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Technical endpoints - Secondary outcome of both parts of the registry. Defined as:
Primary and primary-assisted patency of hypogastric side branch
Secondary patency of hypogastric artery
The presence of any endoleak
Freedom from aneurysm sac expansion and rupture
Device migration
Device occlusion
Conversion to open repair
Any secondary endovascular procedures, with special focus on Secondary endovascular procedures for resolution of: endoleak of any type, device occlusion (due to thrombus or other causes), device migration, abdominal aneurysm sac expansion, device defect
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Measured at 1 month, 6 months, 1 year and then yearly up to 5 years
Secondary outcome [3] 0 0
Clinical success - Defined as freedom from flow-limiting stenosis and freedom from new onset of clinical ischemic symptoms (buttock claudication, erectile dysfunction, bowel ischaemia).
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Measured at 1 month, 6 months, 1 year and then yearly up to 5 years

Key inclusion criteria
- Age 18 years or older

- Provided written informed consent for data release

- Elective procedure; Indication for aorto-iliac endovascular stent graft repair, as
determined by the treating physician
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Key exclusion criteria
- Patient is participating in another clinical study (RCT; interfering with endpoints)

- Patient's life expectancy <2 years as judged by the investigator

- Patient has a psychiatric or other condition that may interfere with the study

- Patient has a known allergy to any device component (ePTFE, FEP, nitinol)

- Patients with a systemic infection who may be at increased risk of endovascular graft

- Patient has a coagulopathy or uncontrolled bleeding disorder

- Patient has a ruptured, leaking, or mycotic aneurysm

- Patient had a CVA or an MI within the prior three months

- Patient is pregnant (Female patients of childbearing potential only)

- Other stents placed in CIA or hypogastric arteries than the Gore® EXCLUDER® iliac
branch Endoprosthesis

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Recruitment status
Active, not recruiting
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Recruitment in Australia
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Recruitment outside Australia
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New Zealand
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Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Rijnstate Hospital
Other collaborator category [1] 0 0
Commercial sector/Industry
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W.L.Gore & Associates
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Ethics application status

Brief summary
This post market registry consists of a retrospective and a prospective part. The first part
is a retrospective registry of all implanted IBE devices of Gore in the Netherlands after CE
mark was obtained, to get an initial insight on the feasibility and safety of this procedure.
The second part is to prospectively register all data on implanted IBE Gore devices, in order
to gain more robust data on the efficacy of the device in maintaining hypogastric artery
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
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Prinssen M, Verhoeven EL, Buth J, Cuypers PW, van Sambeek MR, Balm R, Buskens E, Grobbee DE, Blankensteijn JD; Dutch Randomized Endovascular Aneurysm Management (DREAM)Trial Group. A randomized trial comparing conventional and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. N Engl J Med. 2004 Oct 14;351(16):1607-18.
Greenhalgh RM, Brown LC, Kwong GP, Powell JT, Thompson SG; EVAR trial participants. Comparison of endovascular aneurysm repair with open repair in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR trial 1), 30-day operative mortality results: randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2004 Sep 4-10;364(9437):843-8.
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Hobo R, Sybrandy JE, Harris PL, Buth J; EUROSTAR Collaborators. Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with concomitant common iliac artery aneurysm: outcome analysis of the EUROSTAR Experience. J Endovasc Ther. 2008 Feb;15(1):12-22. doi: 10.1583/07-2217.1.
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Michel Reijnen
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Rijnstate Hospital
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