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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2014-002096-29
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:iVRCT
    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:2015-06-18
    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 number2014-002096-29
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Application of Intrawound Vancomycin Powder in Spinal Fusion Surgery to Reduce Postoperative Surgical Site Infections - A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Using Locally Applied Antibiotic Powder in Spine Surgery to Reduce Postoperative Wound Infections
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberiVRCT
    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 SponsorSpeising Orthopaedic Hospital Vienna
    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 supportSpeising Orthopaedic Hospital Vienna
    B.4.2CountryAustria
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationSpeising Orthopaedic Hospital Vienna
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDept. for Spine Surgery
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressSpeisinger Strasse 109
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityVienna
    B.5.3.3Post code1130
    B.5.3.4CountryAustria
    B.5.6E-maillukas.panzenboeck@oss.at
    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 Vancomycin
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderXellia Pharmaceuticals ApS
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPLocal use (Noncurrent)
    Soft tissue use (Noncurrent)
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNVANCOMYCIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 1404-90-6
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05076MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1000
    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
    Postoperative surgical site infections (deep and superficial) after spinal fusion surgery
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Infection rate after spine surgery
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment [E] - Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 18.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10074392
    E.1.2Term Deep postoperative wound infection
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004862
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 18.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10074393
    E.1.2Term Superficial postoperative wound infection
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004862
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Rate of surgical site infections (deep and superficial) according to CDC criteria
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Evaluating the revision rate and c-reactive protein levels after vancomycin usage
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Planned TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion) or PLIF (posterolateral lumbar interbody fusion) surgery
    • TLIF/PLIF fusion length of one or two motion-segments OR
    • One motion-segment TLIF/PLIF in conjunction with one motion-segment decompression surgery or microscopic disc surgery (microdiscectomy)
    • Fusions within L1 (first lumbar vertebra) through S1 (sacrum)
    • Age of 18-years or older
    • Signed informed consent
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Preoperative inflammatory or infectious state (C-reactive protein levels above 5mg/l)
    • Diabetes mellitus type I or II
    • Allergic to vancomycin, teicoplanin or penicillin
    • Preexisting malignant disease
    • Preexisting auto-immune disease with an impaired immune system
    • Current post-traumatic vertebral injury (e.g. vertebral split fracture)
    • Preexisting Renal impairment
    • Preexisting cochlea damage
    • Pregnancy
    • The surgery cannot be undertaken for any other reasons
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Rate of surgical site infections according to CDC definitions
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Throughout discharge and 6-weeks postoperatively
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Revision rate, C-reactive protein levels
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    CRP: closely throughout discharge
    Revision rate: throughout discharge and 6-weeks postoperatively
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind Yes
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    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) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    Routine perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis only
    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
    Last subject finishes 6-week follow-up phone call OR data shows a clear superiority of vancomycin treatment so that all participants should receive the IMP further on.
    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: 200
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 240
    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 state440
    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)
    Further care for participants is provided through our hospital (24hour availability)
    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 Decision2015-07-20
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2014-08-27
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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