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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2021-000224-35
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:RECEM00001
    National Competent Authority:Denmark - DHMA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2021-05-03
    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 ConcernedDenmark - DHMA
    A.2EudraCT number2021-000224-35
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Restrictive Fluid Administration vs. Standard of Care in Emergency Department Sepsis Patients - a Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Feasibility Trial
    Restriktiv vs. vanlig væskebehandling til sepsispatienter indlagt i akutmodtagelsen - et multicenter, randomiseret klinisk studie
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Restrictive Fluid Administration vs. Standard of Care in Emergency Department Sepsis Patients - a Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Feasibility Trial
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    REFACED Sepsis
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberRECEM00001
    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 SponsorMarie Kristine Jessen
    B.1.3.4CountryDenmark
    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 supportCarl and Ellen Hertz foundation
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportFrimodt-Heineke Foundation
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportRuth & Holger Hesses Memorial Fund
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportHealth Research Foundation of Central Denmark Region
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support“Akutpuljen” Central Denmark Region
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportAarhus University
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationResearch Center for Emergency Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointResearch Center for Emergency Medic
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressPalle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 99, Bygning J, plan 1 (J103)
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityAarhus C
    B.5.3.3Post code8200
    B.5.3.4CountryDenmark
    B.5.4Telephone number00457846 6660
    B.5.6E-mailcfa@clin.au.dk
    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 Soidum chloride solution 0.9%
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderB. Braun Melsungen AG (B. Braun Medical A/S Denmark)
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 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 INNSodium chloride
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameSODIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION 0.9%
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20079
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit % (V/V) percent volume/volume
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.9
    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.IMP: 2
    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 Sodium chloride 9mg/ml, infusion "Fresenius Kabi"
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderFresenius Kabi AB (Fresenius Kabi Denmark)
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 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 INNSodium Chloride
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameSODIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION 0.9%
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20079
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number9
    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.IMP: 3
    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 Ringer-acetat "Fresenius Kabi", infusion
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderFresenius Kabi AB (Fresenius Kabi Denmark)
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 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 INNRingers acetate
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameRINGER'S ACETATE SOLUTION
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB190935
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mmol/l millimole(s)/litre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number30
    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.IMP: 4
    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 Ringer-lactat "Fresenius Kabi", infusion
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderFresenius Kabi AB (Fresenius Kabi Denmark)
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 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 INNRIngers lactate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 8026-79-7
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameRINGER'S LACTATE SOLUTION
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB33298
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mmol/l millimole(s)/litre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number28
    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
    Sepsis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Acute infection with sepsis-criteria fulfilled (i.e. having at least two organ dysfunctions with two points according to SOFA-score)
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Bacterial Infections and Mycoses [C01]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10040050
    E.1.2Term Sepsis NOS
    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
    To test if an IV fluid restrictive protocol in ED patients with sepsis is feasible, i.e., if the protocol decreases the IV fluid volumes administered compared to standard care.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Not applicable
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    We will include patients fulfilling the following:
    1) Unplanned emergency department admission
    2) Age ≥ 18 years
    3) Sepsis defined as
    a) suspected infection by the treating clinician AND
    b) blood cultures drawn AND
    c) IV antibiotics administered or planned AND
    d) An infection related increase of SOFA-score ≥ 2 from baseline
    4) Expected hospital stay > 24 hours as deemed by treating clinician
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    We will exclude patients fulfilling any of following exclusion criteria:

    1) ≥ 500 ml of fluids given prior to randomization
    2) Invasively ventilated or vasopressors initiated at the time of screening
    3) Known or suspected severe bleeding judged by the treating clinician
    4) Known or suspected pregnancy (women aged <45 years will have a pregnancy test performed before enrollment)
    5) Prior enrollment in the trial
    6) Patients, who the clinician expect not to survive the next 24-hours
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome will be the total amount of all administered intravenous, crystalloid fluids within 24 hours of randomization. (Feasibility measure)
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    24 hours after enrollment
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    The secondary outcomes will be
    • Feasibility measures:
    o Number of patients with major protocol violations,
    o Number of patients screened vs included
    o Time from admission to inclusion
    o Number of patients lost to follow up in terms of 24-hour fluids (e.g. due to discharge within 24 hours)
    o Accumulated serious adverse reactions and events (SAEs (cerebral, cardiac, intestinal or limb ischemia or a new episode of kidney failure (modified KDIGO3)) + SARs (seizures, anafylactic reaction, central pontine myelinose, hypernatriemia, hyperchloremia, severe metabolic alkalosis) + SUSARs) within 7 days in-hospital
    • Total fluids (oral and intravenous) at 24 hours
    We will also report in-hospital mortality and 30- and 90-day mortality (possible outcomes for the final large scale trial), in-hospital length of stay (LOS), mechanical ventilation within 7 days of admission (yes/no), vasopressor use within 7 days of admission (yes/no), and development or worsening of acute kidney failure according to the KDIGO3-criteria within 7 days of admission .
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    24 hours, 7-days and 30+90-day mortality + their entire in-hospital stay
    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 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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    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 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
    Fluid resuscitation reflecting 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 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 concerned3
    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 trial will end when number of randomised patients reach 124 + 7 days for follow up on this last patient.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    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: 50
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 74
    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 For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2021-05-03. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women Yes
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation Yes
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    The trial cannot be performed in conscious persons, as no clinically relevant model of sepsis exists and no fully conscious patients have the combination of infection and organ dysfunction/impairment needing rapid intervention as sepsis patients.
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state124
    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 Decision2021-05-03
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2021-07-28
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2022-03-18
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