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    EudraCT Number:2018-004310-18
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:SPL-01-001
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2019-01-02
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2018-004310-18
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A confirmatory, prospective, open-label, single-arm, reader-blinded multi-centre phase 3 study to assess the diagnostic accuracy of Ferumoxtran-10-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and unenhanced MRI in reference to histopathology in newly-diagnosed prostate cancer (PCA) patients, scheduled for radical prostatectomy (RP) with extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND)
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    A clinical phase 3 study to assess the accuracy of Ferumoxtran-10 in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to detect cancerous tissue in patients which are scheduled for a radical prostatectomy (RP) with extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND). All patients will receive the Ferumoxtran-10 and the imaging results will be compared with the analysis of the removes tissue samples.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberSPL-01-001
    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 SponsorSaving Patients' Lives Medical B.V.
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportSaving Patients' Lives Medical B.V.
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationABX-CRO advanced pharmaceutical services Forschungsgesellschaft m.b.H.
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDr. Volker Meyer
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressSchössergasse 19
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityDresden
    B.5.3.3Post code01067
    B.5.4Telephone number00493512144417
    B.5.5Fax number00493512144415
    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 nameFerumoxtran-10
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFERUMOXTRAN-10
    D.3.9.1CAS number 189047-99-2
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeFerrotran®
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameFERUMOXTRAN-10
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB31919
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number105,2
    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. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product No
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D. 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
    newly-diagnosed prostate cancer (PCA)
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    newly-diagnosed prostate cancer (PCA)
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment [E] - Investigative Techniques [E05]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10060862
    E.1.2Term Prostate cancer
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029104 - Neoplasms benign, malignant and unspecified (incl cysts and polyps)
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    1. To confirm superiority of Ferrotran®-enhanced MRI over unenhanced MRI in sensitivity to detect metastases in normal size pelvic lymph nodes in using histopathology after lymph node dissection as established reference method (Gold Standard).
    2. To confirm non-inferiority of Ferrotran®-enhanced MRI compared with unenhanced MRI in specificity with a margin of 15% in using histopathology after lymph node dissection as established reference method (Gold Standard).

    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1. To confirm non-inferiority of Ferrotran-enhanced MRI compared with unenhanced MRI in sensitivity with a margin of 15% to detect any pelvic lymph node metastases in using histopathology after lymph node dissection as established reference method
    2. To determine positive predictive value, negative predictive value, and accuracy for Ferrotran-enhanced MRI and for unenhanced MRI in detecting normal size pelvic lymph node metastases
    3. To determine positive predictive value, negative predictive value, and accuracy for Ferrotran-enhanced MRI and for unenhanced MRI in detecting any pelvic lymph node metastases
    4. To evaluate the number and sites (gross- and sub-regions) of affected lymph nodes removed and not removed by ePLND comparing the unenhanced MRI at follow-up and the pre-surgery MRIs
    5. To assess the clinical safety and tolerability of a single slow drip Ferrotran infusion
    see protocol for all secondary objectives
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) Voluntarily given and written informed consent.
    2) Male ≥18 years of age.
    3) Histologically newly-confirmed adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
    4) Medium to high risk for lymph node metastasis, defined by either:
    a. PSA ≥10 ng/mL or
    b. Gleason-Score ≥7 or
    c. Stage cT2b or cT2c or T3 or T4
    5) Patients scheduled for radical prostatectomy (RP) with extended lymph node dissection (ePLND) between Day 7 and Day 42 after Ferrotran®-enhanced MRI.
    6) Consent to practice contraception until end of study, including female partners of childbearing potential. Effective contraceptive measures include hormonal oral, injected or implanted female contraceptives, male condom, vaginal diaphragm, cervical cap, intrauterine device.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) Any contraindication to MRI, as per standard criteria.
    2) Any radiation therapy or or systemic antiproliferative (chemo-, immuno, or hormonal) therapy for prostate cancer (Lupron, Taxotere, Casodex, Eulexin, Zoladex, etc.) prior to screening and until after post-surgery FUP MRI.
    3) Known hypersensitivity to Ferrotran® or its components such as dextran
    4) Known hypersensitivity to other parenteral iron products.
    5) Acute allergy, including drug allergies and allergic asthma.
    6) Evidence of iron overload or disturbances in the utilisation of iron (e.g., haemochromatosis, haemosiderosis, chronic haemolytic anaemia with frequent blood transfusions).
    7) Presence of liver dysfunction.
    8) Any other investigational medicinal product within 30 days prior to receiving study medication until end of study visit.
    9) Simultaneous participation in any other clinical trial.
    10) Abnormal safety laboratory values at screening or baseline that are assessed by the principal investigator as clinically relevant.
    11) Patients not able to declare meaningful informed consent on their own (e.g. with legal guardian for mental disorders), or other vulnerable patients (e.g. under arrest).
    12) Patients with acute SARS-CoV-2 infection
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The co-primary endpoints for this study will observed sensitivity and observed specificity of the Ferrotran®-enhanced MRI compared with the unenhanced baseline MRI, in assessing the nodal status (metastatic / non-metastatic) of the patient with respect to the lymph nodes considered for lymphadenectomy.
    Specificity and sensitivity of Ferrotran®-enhanced and un-enhanced MRI will be obtained by comparison of each method to histopathology results, and not by direct comparison of the MRI methods with each other.
    The patient will be considered metastatic (patientpositive) if at least one lymph node is diagnosed as metastatic is confirmed in histopathology.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    end of study visit
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Secondary endpoints:

    - Secondary efficacy endpoints:
    a) The number and regions of lymph node metastases present in the follow-up MRI in comparison to pre-surgery MRI (unenhanced and Ferrotran®-enhanced).
    b) Patients with additional dissection of lymph nodes outside the defined 8 pelvic regions due to Ferrotran® uptake i.e. pre-sacral, peri-rectal, para-aortic, which are not the standard of ePLND.
    The secondary efficacy endpoints will be assessed on the basis of the secondary efficacy variables as described below.

    - Endpoint for patient management:
    Impact of Ferrotran®-enhanced MRI on patient management
    Endpoint for inter reader and intra reader variability
    Inter reader and intra reader variability will be obtained by comparing readers results on primary reads and re-reads.

    - Endpoints for safety and tolerability:
    Frequency of occurrence and severity of abnormal findings in safety investigations (physical examination, vital signs, 12 lead ECG, clinical laboratory, AEs, concomitant medication) after a single slow drip Ferrotran® infusion.
    The assessment of safety and tolerability endpoints will be based on secondary safety and tolerability variables as described below.

    - Exploratory endpoints:
    Qualitative assessment of
    • Vessel visibility
    • Image quality
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Secondary efficacy endpoints: Day 1 & surgery
    Endpoint for patient management: Day 1 until surgery
    Endpoints for safety and tolerability: Day 1 until Day 7, Safety Follow Up & End of Study
    Exploratory endpoints: Day 1
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis Yes
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy No
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    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 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. 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 No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    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 Yes
    E. trial design description
    single-arm, reader-blinded
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    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 concerned10
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA14
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    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 is defined as the last visit of the last patient or the
    last date of follow-up of toxicities, if required (whichever is the later).
    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 months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    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: 80
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 120
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female No
    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 state108
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 160
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 200
    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)
    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 Decision2019-02-07
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2019-10-07
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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