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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2014-002827-87
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:50013
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2014-10-09
    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 ConcernedNetherlands - Competent Authority
    A.2EudraCT number2014-002827-87
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing Ferric(III)carboxymaltose infusion with oral iron suppletion in the treatment of preoperative anemia in colorectal cancer patients
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing intravenous iron infusion with oral iron suppletion in the preoperative work-up of patients with anemia that undergo surgery for cancer in the bowel.
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    FIT trial
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number50013
    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 SponsorAcademic Medical Center
    B.1.3.4CountryNetherlands
    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 supportVifor Pharma
    B.4.2CountryNetherlands
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationAcademic Medical Center
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointWillem Bemelman
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressMeibergdreef 9
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityAmsterdam
    B.5.3.3Post code1105 AZ
    B.5.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.5.4Telephone number00310205666818
    B.5.5Fax number00310205666569
    B.5.6E-mailw.a.bemelman@amc.uva.nl
    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 Ferinject
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderVifor France SA
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationNetherlands
    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 nameFerinject
    D.3.2Product code RVG 33865
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous 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 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 Ferrofumurate
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderCentrafarm B.v.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationNetherlands
    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 nameferrofumarate
    D.3.2Product code RVG 50719
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    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
    Patients with anemia that undergo curative surgery in case of a colorectal carcinoma
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Patients with anemia that undergo surgery in case of bowel cancer.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Digestive System Diseases [C06]
    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
    The aim is to determine the efficiency of preoperative intravenous iron suppletion in comparison with the standard peri-operative oral substitution in anemic patients with colorectal cancer.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary aims of the trial:
    - To analyze the effect of preoperative intravenous iron therapy on postoperative morbidity, length of stay, quality of life and fatigue
    - To analyze the effect of preoperative intravenous iron therapy on amount of blood transfusions needed.
    - To determine the cost effectiveness of preoperative iron substitution in comparison with oral substitution.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Colorectal carcinoma
    - Laparoscopic or open segment resection or a low anterior resection
    - Iron deficiency anemia: Hb <7,5mmol/l (12 g/dl) for women and Hb <8 mmol/l (13 g/dl) for men en TSAT<20%
    - Age 18 years or older
    - Written informed consent for study participation
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Palliative surgery / metastasized disease
    - Received blood transfusion within one month before screening
    - Serum ferritin ≥ 800 µg/L
    - Pregnancy
    - Preoperative chemoradiation (Short 5x5gy = no exclusion)
    - Contraindication for the use of Ferric(III)carboxymaltose or ferrofumarate
    - ASA classification > 3
    - Use of erythropoietin stimulating agents within three months before screening
    - Chronic kidney disease (GFR < 30ml/min/m)
    - Myelodysplastic syndrome
    - Severe anemia with indication for blood transfusion
    - Hereditary Heamochromatosis
    - Thalassemia
    - Hemolytic anemia/ chronic hemolysis
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    - Percentage of patients with normalization of HB-level from start treatment to day of surgery.
    (HB > 12g/dl (7.5mmol/L) for women and HB >13 g/dl (8.0mmol/L) for men
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    At day prior to surgery or day of surgery
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    - Change in morbidity score (Clavien-Dindo classification).
    - Total change from baseline HB-level at preoperation and postoperative day 1, at 1,4,8, and 12 weeks
    - Change in baseline in other iron/hematological parameters (i.e. TSAT, ferritin, CRP) at pre-operation, at day 1 and at 1, 4, 8 and 12 weeks post-operative.
    - Change from baseline in health-related QoL
    - Change from baseline in fatigue scores
    - Amount of blood transfusions needed
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Secondary endpoints will be evaluated at postoperative day 1 at and at 1, 4, 8, 12, and 36 weeks posteroperative.
    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 Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response Yes
    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 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) 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 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 concerned12
    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 Yes
    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 (six months from initial operation)
    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
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    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: 70
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 128
    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 state198
    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 Decision2014-10-09
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2014-10-15
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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