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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2014-001552-29
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:1271/2014
    National Competent Authority:Austria - BASG
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2014-05-20
    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 ConcernedAustria - BASG
    A.2EudraCT number2014-001552-29
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Determination of the minimal alveolar concentration of Sevoflurane in patient with end stage liver disease
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Determination of the minimal alveolar concentration of Sevoflurane in patient with end stage liver disease
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    MAC of sevoflurane during liver transplantation
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number1271/2014
    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 SponsorMedizinische Universität Wien, Abteilung für Anästhesie und allgemeine Intensivmedizin
    B.1.3.4CountryAustria
    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 supportMedizinische Universität Wien, Abteilung für Anästhesie und allgemeine Intensivmedizin
    B.4.2CountryAustria
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationMedizinische Universität Wien, Abteilung für Anästhesie und allgemeine Intensivmedizin
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointSekretariat
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressWähringer Gürtel 18-20
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityWien
    B.5.3.3Post code1090
    B.5.3.4CountryAustria
    B.5.4Telephone number00431404004102
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    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 Sevoflurane Baxter
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderBaxter
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationAustria
    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 nameSevoflurane
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation vapour
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNsevoflurane
    D.3.9.1CAS number 28523-86-6
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameSEVOFLURANE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB10506MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit % percent
    D.3.10.2Concentration typerange
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0 to 8
    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
    Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is the only therapy for patients with liver failure. These patients have reduced anesthetic requirements compared with healthy patients. Sevoflurane has proven safe use for anesthesia during OLT. It has a known minimum alveolar concentration (MAC) in healthy adults ranging from 1.7 to 2.1%. However, the MAC of sevoflurane is unknown in patients liver failure The aim of this study was to determine the MAC of sevoflurane in patients undergoing OLT.
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Required dose of inhalative anesthetics in patients undergoing liver transplantation
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment [E] - Anesthesia and Analgesia [E03]
    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
    to determine whether patients with end stage liver disease undergoing liver transplantation have lower MAC values of sevoflurane than healthy patients.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    not applicable
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Study Group (OLT)
    1. first OLT
    2. chronic liver failure

    Control Group
    1. Abdominal surgery
    2. required skin incision of at least 10cm
    3. Transaminases within normal range
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    All patients
    1. Age < 30 or > 60 years 2. History of malignant hyperpyrexia 3. Cannot ventilate, cannot intubate situation 4. CRP prior initiation of sevoflurane
    5. Pregnancy and lactation period

    Study group
    1. “High urgency” transplantation 2. Acute liver failure 3. Hepatic encephalopathy grade IV

    Control group
    1. History of liver disease 2. Abnormal liver specific laboratory parameters 3. Laparoscopic surgery
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Determination of MAC by
    observation of patients' reaction to initial skin incision. Patients' reaction is defined as gross movement or no movement of arms, legs or head within 1 minute after the skin incision.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Observation period starting with skin incision and ending after 1 minute
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    not applicable
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    not applicable
    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 Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy No
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic Yes
    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 No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    MAC controlled to patients with no liver disease
    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
    24 patients in each group (control group vs patients undergoing OLT). After inclusion of 48 patient the study will be finished.
    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 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: 48
    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 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 2014-05-20. 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 state48
    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 Decision2014-06-17
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2014-06-20
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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