Effect of Anti CD20 in Pemphigus Desease

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 18, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Rouen

Brief Summary:
to treat in an open non comparative clinical study patients presenting pemphigus with corticodependance, corticoresistance and contre-indication to systemic steroids.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pemphigus Drug: Mabthera Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 22 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Traitment of Patients Presenting Pemphigus With Anti CD20 (Mabthera).
Study Start Date : June 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Pemphigus
Drug Information available for: Rituximab

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. primary end-point was the rate of CR three months after the last infusion of Rituximab

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. secondary end-points were :
  2. rate of CR during the study period
  3. time from the start of Rituximab to CR
  4. number and length of time to relapses
  5. treatment tolerance

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age>18
  • pemphigus corticoresistant
  • pemphigus cortico dependant
  • contre-indications : systémic steroids

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 18
  • cardiopathie
  • pregnant woman
  • absence contraception
  • no consentment

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00213512

Rouen, Seine maritime, France, 76000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Rouen
Principal Investigator: pascal Joly, MD-PHD UH-Rouen

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: University Hospital, Rouen Identifier: NCT00213512     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002/020/HP
First Posted: September 21, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 18, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous
Skin Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antirheumatic Agents