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Immunoadsorption of LPS, C5a and IL-6 in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock (ISASS-1)

This study has been completed.
German Research Foundation
adexter GmbH
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Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: September 6, 2005
Last updated: August 21, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
The purpose of this study is to determine whether immunoadsorption of LPS, Il-6 and C5a reduces systemic hyperinflammation, improves immune function and improves organ function in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock

Condition Intervention Phase
Septicemia Procedure: Immunoadsorption of LPS, IL-6 and C5a Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective, Controlled Pilot Trial: Treatment of Patients in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock With Immunoadsorption of LPS, IL-6, C5a

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of severe sepsis or septic shock (ACCP/SCCM)
  • Presence of 4 SIRS criteria/indicators
  • Suspected or proven infection (refer also to: 1.)
  • Age 18-80
  • APACHE II score > 18
  • At least one acute organ dysfunction (renal/pulmonary/hemodynamics/cerebral)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected or proven pregnancy
  • Absolute contraindication for anticoagulation (active bleeding)
  • Absolute IgA-deficiency
  • History of anaphylactic reaction to egg-albumin
  • Participants in other clinical trials (<12 wks. prior to study inclusion)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00146432

Charite University Medicine Berlin
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
German Research Foundation
adexter GmbH
Principal Investigator: Petra Reinke, MD, PhD Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Germany
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00146432     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ISASS-1
Study First Received: September 6, 2005
Last Updated: August 21, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shock, Septic
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
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