abdominal wall transplantation for Abdominal Wall Defects

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MAAbdominal Wall Defectsabdominal wall transplantation - Procedure
18 - 60
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will help improve the outcomes of future abdominal wall transplant recipients by developing the best practices for the surgery.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 5 years

5 years
allograft survival
donation of abdominal wall
immune rejection episodes

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Transplant recipients
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

10 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: abdominal wall transplantation · No Placebo Group · Phase < 1

Transplant recipientsExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Immunosuppressive Agents, abdominal wall transplantation · Intervention Types: Drug, Procedure
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Immunosuppressive Agents

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 5 years

Who is running the clinical trial?

Brigham and Women's HospitalLead Sponsor
1,497 Previous Clinical Trials
10,479,560 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Abdominal Wall Defects
2 Patients Enrolled for Abdominal Wall Defects
Bohdan Pomahac, MDPrincipal InvestigatorBrigham and Women's Hospital
3 Previous Clinical Trials
13 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Abdominal Wall Defects
2 Patients Enrolled for Abdominal Wall Defects

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 60 · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are highly motivated to undergo a transplant procedure.
You must be willing to commit to at least 2 years of rehabilitation after a transplant.
You have already tried traditional reconstructive surgery and it did not work well for you.
You have a problem with the muscles in your belly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this experiment permit enrollment of adults over the age of eighteen?

"Prospective participants in this trial must be over the age of 18, but under 60 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many individuals have been inducted into this medical trial so far?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov reflects that this trial, first posted on March 1st 2015, is still looking for participants. 10 individuals are desired from a single medical site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any current vacancies available for participants of this trial?

"As per the findings on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is presently recruiting qualified participants. The listing was initially shared online in March 2015 and has been revised as recently as January 25th 2021." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Who qualifies to partake in this research trial?

"Researchers are recruiting 10 participants with abdominal wall defects, aged 18-60. To be considered for the trial, prospects must have a powerful incentive to receive transplantation, commit two years of vigorous postoperative rehabilitation, have sustained their wound no earlier than 6 months and not more than 15 years ago, and report unsatisfactory results from traditional reconstructive techniques." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.