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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2017-000583-15
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:60858
    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:2017-06-01
    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 number2017-000583-15
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Randomized controlled trial on the use of EPO to reduce top-up transfusions in neonates with red blood cell alloimmunization treated with intrauterine transfusions
    Gerandomiseerde gecontroleerde studie naar het gebruik van EPO om erytrocytentransfusies bij neonaten met rode bloedcel alloimmunisatie te verminderen na behandeling met intrauterine transfusies
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Randomized controlled trial on the use of darbepoetin alfa to reduce red cell transfusions in newborns with hemolytic disease due to red cell alloimmunization treated with intrauterine transfusions
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    EPO-4-Rhesus Study
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number60858
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT03104426
    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 SponsorLeiden University 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 supportSanquin Blood Supply
    B.4.2CountryNetherlands
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationLeiden University Medical Center
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointEnrico Lopriore
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressAlbinusdreef 2
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLeiden
    B.5.3.3Post code2333ZA
    B.5.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.5.6E-maile.lopriore@lumc.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 Aranesp
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAmgen Europe 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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Yes
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous 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.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
    Hemolytic disease of the newborn due to red blood cell alloimmunization
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Anemia in the newborn due to red cell antibodies received from the mother (for example rhesus D hemolytic disease)
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities [C16]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10019513
    E.1.2Term Hemolytic disease of fetus or newborn, due to isoimmunization
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004851
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To investigate whether darbepoetin alfa is effective in reducing the incidence of late anemia in infants with alloimmune hemolytic disease treated with intrauterine transfusion and therefore in decreasing the percentage of infants that required a top-up transfusions.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    As secondary objectives the number of top-up transfusions per infant will be assessed, as well as the number of days of admission for top-up transfusions, reduction in ferritin levels and long-term neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age using the BSID-III test.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    All (near)-term neonates (gestational age ≥ 35 weeks) with HDN (due to Rhesus-D, -C, -c, -E, Kell or other red blood cell alloimmunization) treated with intrauterine transfusion and admitted to the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) are eligible for the study. The LUMC is the single national referral center in the Netherlands for pregnancies complicated by maternal red blood cell alloimmunization.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Gestational age less than 35 weeks
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    An absolute reduction of 50% of top-up transfusions. The number of top-up transfusions required per infant up to 3 months of life is the primary outcome measure.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    3 months after birth.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    The number of top-up transfusions per infant will be assessed, as well as the number of days of admission for top-up transfusions, reduction in ferritin levels and long-term neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age using the BSID-III test.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    3 months after birth and neurodevelopmental outcome at two years of age.
    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 Yes
    E.6.4Safety No
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    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 Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Long term effects (eg. on neurodevelopmental outcome)
    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 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 Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    "Standard care".
    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
    The end of the trial will be after the last visit of the last subject at the age of two years, although the results of the primary end point will be identified 3 months after inclusion of the last subject.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years3
    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 Yes
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 40
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Yes
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 10
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Yes
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 40
    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) No
    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 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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    Our subjects are (near) term neonates (gestational age ≥ 35 weeks) with alloimmune hemolytic disease, parents or caregivers will be asked for consent.
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state40
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 40
    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)
    No different treatment is expected after participation in the trial.
    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 Decision2017-06-01
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2017-08-11
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2022-07-31
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