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Pilot Study on MD05 in Comparison With Open Flap Debridement in Patients Undergoing Periodontal Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00519155
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2008 by Scil Technology GmbH.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 22, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 23, 2008
FGK Clinical Research GmbH
Information provided by:
Scil Technology GmbH

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to gain experience of safety and efficacy with MD05 in man in alveolar bone regeneration.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alveolar Bone Loss Periodontal Bone Loss Drug: MD05 and open flap debridement Procedure: Open flap debridement Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study on Safety and Explorative Efficacy of MD05 in Comparison With Open Flap Debridement in Patients Undergoing Periodontal Surgery to Treat Deep Intrabony Defects
Study Start Date : July 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Open flap debridement + MD05
Drug: MD05 and open flap debridement
recombinant human GDF-5 coated onto ß-tricalcium phosphate
Active Comparator: 2
Open flap debridement
Procedure: Open flap debridement
Open flap debridement alone

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evidence of regeneration of alveolar bone. [ Time Frame: October 2008 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evidence of uncompromised healing. [ Time Frame: October 2008 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients requiring extraction of teeth with advanced intrabony periodontal defects at single rooted teeth without root concavities/furrows located in the maxilla and mandible (maxillary/mandibular premolars, maxillary incisors; presurgery probing depth ≥ 6 mm, intrasurgery defect depth ≥ 4 mm) or located the mesial or distal aspect of mandibular molar teeth without adjacent teeth (excluding defects also involving the furcation area).
  • Teeth to be treated must be scheduled for extraction in a treatment plan established by clinicians unrelated to the study.
  • Male and female patients, aged 18 - 75 years
  • Patients must be non-smokers
  • Female patients must be infertile (either sterilized or postmenopausal). If a patient's menopausal status at screening is uncertain, levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) should be determined. Patients with an FSH level > 25 IU/l and absence of menstrual bleeding > 6 months will satisfy the definition of postmenopausal status.
  • Patient must provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women of childbearing potential, pregnant or lactating women
  • Participation in another clinical study within 30 days prior to study start
  • Previous participation in this study
  • Legal incompetence or restricted legal competence
  • Alcoholism, drug dependency, smoking
  • Acute or chronic infection at the application site
  • Known infection with HIV, HBV, or HCV
  • Severe allergic rhinitis which requires permanent medication
  • Known intolerance of or hypersensitivity to ß-TCP or rhGDF?5
  • Presence of local or systemic malignant disease or history of local or systemic malignant disease in the past 5 years.
  • Patients requiring chemo- or radiotherapy
  • Previous or current radiotherapy of the head
  • Chronic liver disorder (AST and/or ALT over 2 times upper limit of normal)
  • Impaired renal function (creatinine over 1.5 times upper limit of normal)
  • Uncontrolled insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (HbA1c > 7%)
  • Clinically relevant symptoms of thyroid dysfunction
  • Severe hypertension (RRdiast > 110 mmHg)
  • Clinically relevant cardiovascular disease e.g., decompensated cardiac insufficiency, hemodynamically relevant heart valve defects, or myocardial infarction during the last three months
  • Systemic bone disease or illness having influence in bone metabolism (e.g. Osteogenesis imperfecta, Paget's disease, Ehlers-Danlos disease, osteomalacia, renal osteodystrophia, hyperparathyroidism)
  • Clinically relevant blood coagulation disorder
  • Leukopenia < 3.500 leukocytes/µL
  • Previous (within last 2 months before screening visit) or current treatment with systemic corticosteroids of more than 5 mg/day prednisone equivalent
  • Previous or current therapy with drugs having any influence on bone metabolism such as calcitonin or parathormone (as teriparatid) within the last 6 months before screening visit, bisphosphonates or fluoride at least for 30 days within the last 12 months before screening visit
  • Previous (within last 2 months before screening visit) or current treatment with immunosuppressant

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00519155

Department of Periodontology, Semmelweis University Budapest
Budapest, Hungary, 1085
Sponsors and Collaborators
Scil Technology GmbH
FGK Clinical Research GmbH
Principal Investigator: Anton Sculean, Prof. Department of Periodontology; Radboud University Medical Center

Responsible Party: Björn Capsius, Scil Technology GmbH
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00519155     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Scil-MD05-C02
EudraCT-No.: 2006-005883-25
First Posted: August 22, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alveolar Bone Loss
Bone Resorption
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Periodontal Atrophy
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases