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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2012-005500-18
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:VITCLEAR
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2013-11-13
    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 number2012-005500-18
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A pharmacokinetic study: ranibizumab, aflibercept and the effect of vitrectomy
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Investigating the rate of clearance of ranibizumab and aflibercept from the eye
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    VITCLEAR Study
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberVITCLEAR
    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 SponsorKing's College Hospital 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 supportKings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationKing's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointTim Jackson
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressDenmark Hill
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLondon
    B.5.3.3Post codeSE5 9RS
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number00440203299 1297
    B.5.6E-mailt.jackson1@nhs.net
    B.Sponsor: 2
    B.1.1Name of SponsorKing's College London
    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 supportKings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationKing's College London
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointTim Jackson
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressDepartment of Ophthalmology, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLondon
    B.5.3.3Post codeSE5 9RS
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number0044203299 1297
    B.5.5Fax number0044203299 1721
    B.5.6E-mailt.jackson1@nhs.net
    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 Lucentis
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Europharm Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 IMPIntravitreal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNRANIBIZUMAB
    D.3.9.1CAS number 347396-82-1
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB22314
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10
    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 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 Eylea
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderBayer Pharma AG
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameaflibercept
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravitreal 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) 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 Yes
    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
    Age-related macular degeneration
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Degeneration of the retina
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Eye Diseases [C11]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 17.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10064930
    E.1.2Term Age-related macular degeneration
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10015919 - Eye disorders
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 17.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10067791
    E.1.2Term Wet macular degeneration
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10015919 - Eye 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 study the effect of pars plana vitrectomy on the half-life of ranibizumab and to compare the half-life of ranibizumab and aflibercept.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Not applicable
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Adults of either sex aged 55 years and older
    Active neovascular AMD in the study eye
    Intravitreal dose of 0.5 mg ranibizumab or 2 mg aflibercept required, as per current clinical guidelines
    Venous access that is sufficient to allow easy blood sampling on a frequent basis
    Able to give written consent
    Willingness to comply with all study procedures
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    •Myopia greater than 8 dioptres in the study eye
    •Axial length of eye under 20mm or over 26mm
    •Aphakia in study eye
    •Pseudophakia with a defect in the posterior capsule
    •Glaucoma in study eye
    •Current renal dialysis
    •Presence of inflammatory eye conditions, such as uveitis, or systemic conditions likely to elevate CRP.
    •Intraocular surgery within 6 months of enrolment, except for routine phacoemulsification cataract surgery that may occur within 4 months of enrolment
    •Current treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration with an intravitreal agent other than ranibizumab or aflibercept in the study eye. Patients expected to change their anti-VEGF agent during the sampling period are also excluded.
    •Known significant allergy to ranibizumab or aflibercept
    •Participants who, in the opinion of the Investigator, would not be willing or able to comply with the study protocol or provide informed consent.
    •Patients with severe anaemia
    •Patients who have received anti-VEGF therapy in either eye within 8 weeks of enrolment, or who are likely to require anti-VEGF treatment in the fellow eye during the course of venous sampling. Note that the final venous sample at 4 weeks can be undertaken on the same day as an anti-VEGF injection, but must be taken prior to any injection.
    •Patients presently taking any topical (skin or eye), periocular, intraocular, local or systemic treatment with immunosuppressive or anti-inflammatory agents, such as steroids, steroid sparing agents, and NSAIDs. Patients who have received any of these agents within 2 months prior to enrolment are also excluded, as are those thought likely to receive these medications during the course of venous sampling.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Half-life of intravitreal ranibizumab in vitrectomised and non-vitrectomised eyes.
    Half-life of intravitreal aflibercept in non-vitrectomised eyes.
    .
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1 month
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Sub-group analysis of the effect of PVD on ranibizumab half-life.
    The effect of ranibizumab and aflibercept concentrations on serum inflammatory and safety marker levels.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1 month
    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 No
    E.6.4Safety No
    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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    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 concerned2
    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
    Last venous sample taken on last patient.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years5
    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.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 62
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 62
    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 No
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception No
    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 state62
    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)
    Normal clinical outpatients follow-up for wet macular degeneration
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2013-11-18
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2013-05-07
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2019-07-15
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