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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2015-003220-31
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:54463
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2016-03-16
    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 number2015-003220-31
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Low dose aspirin in the Prevention of Recurrent Spontaneous Preterm Labour – the APRIL study
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Low dose aspirin in the Prevention of Recurrent Spontaneous Preterm Labour – the APRIL study
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number54463
    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 SponsorVU medical center, Amsterdam
    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 supportZonMw
    B.4.2CountryNetherlands
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationVU medical center
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointacademic hospital
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressDe Boelelaan 1118
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityAmsterdam
    B.5.3.3Post code1081HV
    B.5.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.5.6E-maill.visser1@vumc.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 No
    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 nameaspirin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNAspirin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 50-78-2
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeAspirin
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameACETYLSALICYLIC ACID
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB12730MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number80
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Female diseases of the urinary and reproductive systems and pregancy complications [C13]
    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 assess the effectiveness of low dose aspirin compared with placebo in the prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    not applicable
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Pregnant women: >18 years old on inclusion, with a history of spontaneous preterm birth.

    Spontaneous preterm birth is defined as: birth following spontaneous contractions with intact membranes or birth after preterm ruptured membranes at a gestational age between 22 and 37 weeks. .
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - History of Indicated PTB for maternal reasons such as preeclampsia or HELLP
    - History of indicated PTB fetal reasons such as IUGR
    - Fetal abnormalities
    - Multiple pregnancy either in index or current pregnancy
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome measure will be premature delivery, defined as a gestational age of less than 37 weeks.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    The end of the pregnancy resulting in delivery
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Secondary outcomes will be a composite of poor neonatal outcome (including bronchopulmonary dysplasia, periventricular leucomalacia> grade 1, intraventricular hemorrhage > grade 2, necrotizing enterocolitis > stage 1, retinopathy of prematurity, culture proven sepsis and perinatal death), the individual components of the composite perinatal outcome, number of days on ventilation support, days of admission on the NICU, convulsions, asphyxia, proven meningitis, pneumothorax and total days in hospital until 3 months corrected age will be assessed separately.

    Furthermore preterm delivery < 28 weeks, < 32 weeks, < 34 weeks of GA will be calculated. As well as birthweight and growth restriction defined as birth weight < p10. Preterm delivery will be analysed as spontaneous, induced or as a combination.

    Maternal outcomes include maternal side effects, maternal mortality, maternal morbidity (pregnancy-induced hypertension, preeclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP syndrome, pulmonary oedema, thromboembolic disease, or placental abruption), maternal infection or inflammation, placental abruption, hospital admission in pregnancy and major ante- or post-partum haemorrhage.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Neonatal follow up will take place until 3 months corrected age.
    Maternal outcomes will be during the pregnancy and delivery until 6 weeks after the delivery.
    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 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) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    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 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 Yes
    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 concerned20
    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
    Three months (of corrected age) of the neonate after the last participating women giving birth.
    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 months6
    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: 406
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male No
    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 No
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women Yes
    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 state406
    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
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    G.4.1Name of Organisation NVOG consortium 2.0
    G.4.3.4Network Country Netherlands
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2016-06-21
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2016-02-22
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2020-03-27
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