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Analysis of the Potentially Parasitocidal Effect of a Long Term Chemotherapy With Benzimidazoles

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 April 2008 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00658294
First Posted: April 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 14, 2008
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University of Zurich
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to evaluate PET-CT and EmII/3-10 serology as potential markers to assess the parasitocidal effect of benzimidazoles

  • Trial with medicinal product

Condition Intervention Phase
Alveolar Echinococcosis Other: Stop treatment Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of the Potentially Parasitocidal Effect of a Long Term Chemotherapy With Benzimidazoles in Patients With Inoperable Alveolar Echinococcosis Using PET-CT and EmII/3-10 Serology

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Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2009
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Study Population
Patients with inoperable alveolar echinococchosis
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients with inoperable alveolar echinococcosis
  • With negative PET-CT
  • EmII/3-10 serology under long-term chemotherapy with benzimidazoles

Exclusion criteria:

  • Positive PET-CT
  • Positive EmII-3-10 Serology
  • No compliance
  • Reduced life expectancy
  • Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00658294


Contacts
Contact: 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins 41-044-255-1111

Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich Recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact       Beat.Müllhaupt@usz.ch   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Beat Müllhaupt 01 Studienregister MasterAdmins UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Beat Müllhaupt, University Hospital Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00658294     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EK-1351
First Submitted: April 8, 2008
First Posted: April 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 14, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Echinococcosis
Echinococcosis, Hepatic
Cestode Infections
Helminthiasis
Parasitic Diseases
Liver Diseases, Parasitic
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Benzimidazole
Anthelmintics
Antiparasitic Agents
Anti-Infective Agents