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The Use of Medical-Expulsive Therapy With Alfuzocine xl 10mg x1/d for Distal Ureterolithiasis.a Randomized Prospective Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2007 by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: June 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
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Information provided by:
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
We will performe a prospective randomized study to evaluate the effects of the addition of alfuzocine xl 10 mg once a day for the conservative treatment of selected ureteral stones. A total of 60 patients with distal ureteral calculi will randomly divide into two treatment groups: group A (n=30) who will receive only analgetic therapy(Dipyrone)and diclofenac i.m. 75mg and group B (n=30) who will receive the same therapy plus alfuzocin xl (10 mg/daily) for a maximum of 2 weeks.No significant differences will be between the groups for age, gender distribution and mean stone size measured in the single largest dimension at presentation.Randomization will be done only with the patients permission after they had read a summary describing the goals of conservative management and a description of the drugs they would be taking. Potential side effects and complications of the drugs were discussed. The expulsion rate will the primary end-point of this study.

Condition Intervention Phase
Distal Ureterolithiasis Drug: Alfuzocine XL 10 mg once a day Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)

Further study details as provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stone in the distal ureter until 1 cm of diameter

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of urinary tract infection or sepsis
  • Moderate or severe hydronephrosis
  • Acute renal failure
  • Ureteral stricture
  • Stone with >1cm of diameter
  • Previuos use of alpha blocker
  • Pregnancy
  • Previuos ureteral endoscopic or open surgery
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00489112

Contact: DORON PEREZ, M.D. +972-4-6495115 perez_do@clalit.org.il

Haemek medical center,urology department Not yet recruiting
Afula, Israel, 18100
Contact: doron perez, M.D.    +972-4-6495115    perez_do@clalit.org.il   
Haemek Medical Center Recruiting
Afula, Israel, 18100
Contact: doron perez, MD    +972-4-6495115    perez_do@clalit.org.il   
Principal Investigator: doron perez, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Principal Investigator: doron perez, M.D. HaEmek MC
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00489112     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0044-07-EMC
First Submitted: June 19, 2007
First Posted: June 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Verified: June 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ureteral Calculi
Ureteral Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Urinary Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical