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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2010-019759-23
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:PET-CT140410
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2010-12-13
    Trial results View 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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2010-019759-23
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Evaluation of [11C]-methionine positron emission computerised tomography (PET CT) in diagnosing neurofibromatosis 1(NF1) - malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours (MPNST)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Methionine PET
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberPET-CT140410
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberNot available
    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 SponsorGuys' and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 No
    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.3.1Product name[11C]-methionine
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Intravenous infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INN2-amino-4-(methyl[11C]sulfanyl)butanoic acid
    D.3.9.1CAS number 63-68-3
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor code[11C]-L-methionine (MET)
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameMethionine
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mCi/µg millicurie(s)/microgram
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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) No
    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 Yes
    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
    The diagnosis of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in patients with neurofibromatosis 1
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 12
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10029268
    E.1.2Term Neurofibromatosis 1 associated malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    1) To evaluate whether [11C]-methionine is more sensitive and specific than FDG PET CT in evaluating malignant transformation of plexiform neurofibromas in NF1 patients.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1) To compare the semi-quantitative uptake of methionine with genetic analysis of the NF1- MPNST
    2) To assess the safety of [11C]-methionine in patients with NF1 who are at risk of malignant transformation of plexiform neurofibromas to MPNST.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Patients over 16 years to 80 years fulfilling diagnostic criteria for NF1 /mosaic NF1 who have symptomatic plexiform or subcutaneous neurofibromas - persistent pain, rapid increase in size, change in texture, new or unexplained neurological deficit.

    Note: in mosaic NF1 clinical signs of NF1 restricted to one area of the body as the genetic change occurs after fertilisation. In generalised NF1 the genetic change occurs before fertilisation.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Any prior treatment for the plexiform neurofibroma with chemotherapy or radiotherapy
    2. History of recent significant cardiac arrhythmia
    3. Concurrent congestive heart failure or prior history of class III / IV cardiac disease
    4. Any other condition which in the Investigator’s opinion would not make the patient a good can candidate for the clinical trial
    5. Patients who are pregnant will be excluded. If there is any doubt about pregnancy a pregnancy test will be taken.
    6. Patients who are breast feeding
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    1) Determine whether MET PET CT is more sensitive and specific than FDG PET CT in diagnosing NF1 associated MPNST. We will determine whether MET PET CT can predict grade and prognosis of NF1-associated MPNST

    2) To improve identification of NF1 patients at risk for development of NF1-MPNSTs and to predict response to therapy

    3) Determining whether an adverse event is related to [11C]-methionine and grading AE severity according to NCI CTCAE version 3.0.

    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis Yes
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy No
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy No
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic Yes
    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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group No
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned4
    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 No
    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
    Recruitment of patients will end 30 months from the start of the study. Patients will be followed up for 5 years from the date of initial recruitment.
    Subsequently they will be under lifelong follow up in the neurofibromatosis clinic according to clinical practice.
    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 months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    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 For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2010-12-13. Yes
    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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state55
    F.5 Plans for treatment or care after the subject has ended the participation in the trial (if it is different from the expected normal treatment of that condition)
    Patients will be followed up for 5 years under normal clinical care. GSTT and CMFT are funded by the National Commissioning Group to manage patients with complex NF1 including MPNST (a patient with complex NF1 has a rare complication that poses significant health risks. The centres will see the majority of patients with symptomatic plexiform neurofibromas in England. NCG have agreed to fund MET PET CT for patients with NF1 if it is proved to be a useful diagnostic tool.
    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 Decision2011-01-12
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2011-01-10
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2014-01-09
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