Efficacy and Safety Study of Soluble Beta-1,3/1,6-glucan (SBG) Versus Placebo in Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 26, 2010
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Biotec Pharmacon ASA

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of efficacy and safety of SBG vs placebo in the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Diabetic Ulcer Drug: SBG Drug: Placebo Comparator Phase 3

Detailed Description:
The objective of this study is to evaluate efficacy and safety of soluble beta-1,3/1,6-glucan (SBG) on chronic diabetic foot ulcers.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 133 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Soluble Beta-1,3/1,6-glucan (SBG) in Chronic Foot Ulcers in Patients With Diabetes
Study Start Date : October 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: SBG
Solution for topical use

Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo Comparator
Solutin for topical use

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compare the proportion of patients in the two arms who have complete healing of target ulcer [ Time Frame: Maximum 12 weeks ]

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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:

  • Patients with chronic diabetic foot ulcer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Insufficient nutritional status, renal function or diabetes control

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00804414

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain, 28040
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biotec Pharmacon ASA

Responsible Party: Vice President Clinical Development, Biotec Pharmacon ASA Identifier: NCT00804414     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SBG-1-13
First Posted: December 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by Biotec Pharmacon ASA:
Diabetic ulcer
Chronic ulcer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Foot Ulcer
Pathologic Processes
Foot Diseases
Skin Diseases
Leg Ulcer
Skin Ulcer