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Comparison of the Efficacy of Entecavir and Tenofovir Monotherapy for the Treatment of Nucleos(t)Ide-naïve Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B in Korea

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01776814
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2013 by Ju Seung Kim, MD, Gachon University Gil Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 28, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ju Seung Kim, MD, Gachon University Gil Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Chronic hepatitis B virus infection is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and entecavir were licensed for the treatment of hepatitis B virus infection. In this study, the investigators will try to make comparison between Entecavir and Tenofovir and investigate the efficacy.

Condition or disease
Chronic Hepatitis B

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : February 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2013

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Drug Information available for: Tenofovir
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. virologic response [ Time Frame: changes from baseline HBV DNA level at 3, 6, 9, 12 months after taking entecavir or tenofovir ]
    Patients will check the HBV DNA level at 3, 6, 9, 12 months after taking entecavir and tenofovir


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. reduction of alanine transaminase [ Time Frame: changes from baseline ALT level at 3,6,9,12 months after taking entecavir or tenofovir ]
    Patients will check the level of alanine transaminasel at 3, 6, 9, 12 months after taking entecavir and tenofovir



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
treatment of nucleos(t)ide-naive patients who were diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B in Korea
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 < Age < 70
  • HBV DNA > 100,000 copies/mL and increased ALT over 2 times compared with normal range if HBsAg (+), HBeAg (+)
  • HBV DNA > 10,000 copies/mL and increased ALT compared with normal range if HBsAg (+), HBeAg (-)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • With HCV or other liver disease
  • With kidney disease
  • decompensated liver cirrhosis
  • with hepatocellular carcinoma
  • refuse this clinical trials

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Contacts
Contact: Ju Seung Kim, Fellow +80+32 460 2792 joojoomj@gilhospital.com

Locations
Korea, Republic of
Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology Not yet recruiting
Incheon, Korea, Republic of, 405-760
Contact: Ju Seung Kim, Fellow    +82 +32 460 2792    joojoomj@gilhospital.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gachon University Gil Medical Center

Responsible Party: Ju Seung Kim, MD, principle investigator, Gachon University Gil Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01776814     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GAIRB2963-2012
First Posted: January 28, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Ju Seung Kim, MD, Gachon University Gil Medical Center:
Entecair
Tenofovir

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Chronic
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B, Chronic
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Tenofovir
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Anti-HIV Agents