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Comparison of the Efficacy of a Biological Implant to Reinforce Overlapping Sphincter Repair Versus Overlapping Sphincter Repair Alone






The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of Biodesign™ Surgisis® Tissue Graft to reinforce an overlapping sphincter repair versus the standard overlapping sphincter repair in controlling episodes of incontinence in patients who have fecal incontinence and a defect in the anal sphincter.

Study Status: Recruiting

Margaret Terry, LPN, BBA 216-445-4790

Condition Intervention Phase
Fecal Incontinence
Anal Incontinence
Device: Biodesign Tissue Repair Graft
Other: Overlapping Sphincter Repair

Verified by Cook April, 2013

Sponsored by: Cook
Information provided by: Cook identifier: NCT01044589

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States


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