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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-005442-37
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CT200601
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2006-11-02
    Trial results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedNetherlands - Competent Authority
    A.2EudraCT number2006-005442-37
    A.3Full title of the trial
    PITUITARY DAMAGE AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY; Occurrence of growth hormone deficiency at long term follow-up and the beneficial effects of growth hormone substitution on cardiovascular performance, quality of life and functional abilities
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Growth hormone substitution in isolated growth hormone deficiency after traumatic brain injury
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCT200601
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorUniversity Medical Center St Radboud, department of neurology
    B.1.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name recombinant growth hormone
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovo Nordisk Farma B.V.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationNetherlands
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    isolated growth hormone deficiency after traumatic brain injury
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    1. To determine whether, in patients with a history of mild, moderate or severe TBI, a GHD is associated with an impairment in cardiovascular performance, a proatherogenic profile, a change in body composition (less free fat mass), a reduction in quality of life and an impairment in functional recovery.
    2. To determine whether an intervention with recombinant GH has beneficial effects on the variables as mentioned under 1.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. The patient visits the emergency department with mild, moderate or severe traumatic brain injury. (Mild traumatic brain injury is defined as a history of impact to the head and a Glasgow Coma Scale score (GCS) 13-15 at entry in the emergency room, moderate traumatic brain injury is defined as a GCS 9-12 at entry in the emergency room, and severe traumatic brain injury is defined as a GCS <= 8 at entry in the emergency room)
    2. The trauma has occurred less than 24 hours before visiting the emergency department.
    3. Age ≥ 18 years and ≤ 65 years at the time of inclusion
    4. Absolute growth hormone deficiency (defined as growth hormone response < 9 mE/l in the GHRH-arginine test), diagnosed within one of the protocols going with ABR form no. 14996 or 14998
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Age > 65 or < 18 years
    2. No oral or written informed consent by patient or proxy
    3. Pre-existent neuro-endocrine disorder
    4. Co-existent dysfunction of pituitary axis other than the somatotropic axis
    5. Instable infiltrative disease in the hypothalamus/pituitary region (eg sarcoidosis, tumour metastasis)
    6. BMI >30 kg/m2
    7. Primary dyslipidemia that necessitates treatment
    8. Positive family history of premature cardiovascular disease
    9. Overt diabetes mellitus type II (including a history of gestational diabetes mellitus)
    10. Impairment in renal function (Creatinin clearance < 60 ml/min)
    11. Pregnancy or wish for pregnancy during the study period, lactation
    12. Retinal disease
    13. Co-existent disease with decreased life expectancy, especially active malignant tumor
    14. Chronic alcohol or drug abuse
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    1.Change in different components of the GHD syndrome (anthropometric characteristics, cardiovascular performance and risk profile, cognitive function and QoL), before and after GH substitution, in patients with TBI
    2.Change in physical and neuro-cognitive factors such as Glasgow Outcome Score-extended version, not necessarily associated with GHD syndrome, before and after GH substitution, in patients with TBI
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety No
    E.6.5Efficacy No
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others No
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.2Open Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.3Single blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.4Double blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.6Cross over Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.7Other Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    off-on-off treatment, self-controlled
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    no treatment
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    patients who, as a consequence of the traumatic brain injury under investigation, have cognitive problems precluding personal informed consent. Informed consent will be obtained from their legal representative.
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state50
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2006-11-06
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-01-08
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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