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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2012-002607-18
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:101.04
    National Competent Authority:Denmark - DHMA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2012-08-07
    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 ConcernedDenmark - DHMA
    A.2EudraCT number2012-002607-18
    A.3Full title of the trial
    COMBINED INTRA ARTICULAR CORTICOSTEROID AND EXERCISE IN PATIENTS WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE: A RANDOMISED TRIAL
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    COMBINED INTRA ARTICULAR CORTICOSTEROID AND EXERCISE IN PATIENTS WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE: A RANDOMISED TRIAL
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number101.04
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan No
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorMarius Henriksen
    B.1.3.4CountryDenmark
    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 supportDanish Counsil For Independent Research - medical Sciences
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportThe oak Foundation
    B.4.2CountryUnited States
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportDanish Physiotherapist Association
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationThe Parker Institute
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointThe Parker Institute
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressNdr. fasanvej 57
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityCopenhagen
    B.5.3.3Post codeDK-2000 F
    B.5.3.4CountryDenmark
    B.5.4Telephone number004538164155
    B.5.5Fax number004538164159
    B.5.6E-mailparker@frh.regionh.dk
    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 Depo-medrol
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPfizer A/S
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntraarticular use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNMETHYLPREDNISOLONE ACETATE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 53-36-1
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB03255MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number40
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    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 No
    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.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Natriumklorid isotonisk "SAD"
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAmgros I/S
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntraarticular use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNSaline
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameSODIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION 0.9%
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20079
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number9
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    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 No
    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
    Knee Osteoarthritis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Knee Osteoarthritis
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10031165
    E.1.2Term Osteoarthritis knee
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10028395 - Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To investigate the effect of phsyiotherapeutic exercise in combination with pharmacological antiinflammatory treatment on patient reported pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To investigate possible mechanisms behind the effect
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Age above 40 years
    - Diagnosed knee osteoarthritis (diagnostic criteria)
    - Radiolographic verification of the diagnosis
    - Knee pain of at least 40 mm on a 0-100 mm visual analog scale
    - Clinical signs of localised inflammation in the knee
    - 20≤ Body Mass Index (BMI) ≤35 kg/m2
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Participation in physiotherapy exercise program within 3 months
    - Counterindications to exercise
    - Counterindications to glucocorticosteroid
    - Current or previous signs of autoimmune disease
    - Planned surgery during the study period
    - Significant cardiovascular disease
    - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    - Significant neurological disease
    - Alcohol or narcotics abuse within last 5 years
    - Current or previous psychiatric diagnosis
    - Regional pain syndroms (e.g fibromyalgia)
    - Regional pain caused by nerve root compression
    - Any other condition that in the oppinion of the investigator will represent an unnecessary risk for the potential participant
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Change from baseline in self reported pain assessed by the pain subscale on the Knee Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) questionnaire.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    After 14 weeks
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Change from baseline in
    - Pain subscale on the Knee Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) questionnaire at week 2 and 26
    - KOOS questionnaire subscales: Symptoms, Physical function, Quality of life, and Participation in sports and recreation at week 2, 14 and 26
    - ADL-Q quesationnaire (function during activities of daily living) at week 2, 14 and 26
    - PainDetect questionnaire (neuropathic pain) at week 2, 14 and 26
    - Functional pain test at week 14 and 26
    - Pain sensitivity at week 14 and 26
    - Inflammatory markers in blood, urine and joint fluids at week 14 and 26
    - Imaging markers of inflammation (ultrasound and MRI) at week 14 and 26
    - Biomechanical gait analysis at week 14 and 26
    - Isometric muscle strength at week 14 and 26
    - Six-minute walk test at week 14 and 26
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    week 2 (only questionnaires)
    week 14 and 26
    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 Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    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) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    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 No
    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
    LVLS
    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 months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    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) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 40
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 60
    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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state100
    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)
    none
    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 Decision2012-08-07
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2012-08-30
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2014-04-07
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