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Extracorporeal Therapy for the Removal of Myoglobin Using the CytoSorb in Patients With Rhabdomyolysis

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified June 2015 by CytoSorbents, Inc
San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), US Army Institute of Surgical Research-Burn Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
CytoSorbents, Inc Identifier:
First received: March 19, 2014
Last updated: June 22, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
Prospective, randomized non-blinded, controlled study to assess the feasibility of the CytoSorb as an adjunct to the standard of care in patients with rhabdomyolysis requiring renal replacement therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Device: CytoSorb Device
Procedure: CVVH
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by CytoSorbents, Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of device as measured by change in myoglobin [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
  • Assessment of serious device or procedure-related adverse events [ Time Frame: 30 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: CVVH Procedure: CVVH
Experimental: CytoSorb Device Device: CytoSorb Device


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is age 18-80
  • Subjects present with rhabdomyolysis
  • Subject requires renal replacement therapy and has undergone adequate volume resuscitation
  • Subject is willing to comply with specified follow up requirements

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject or their legal guardian either declines or cannot give informed consent
  • Subject is pregnant
  • Subject has been previously enrolled in this clinical study
  • Comorbid condition that may limit survival to ≤14 days
  • Comorbid condition that could confound study results
  • Subjects who are receiving immunosuppressive therapy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02111018

United States, Texas
San Antonio Military Medical Center- US Army Institute of Surgical Research- Burn Center Recruiting
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78234
Contact: Ian Stewart, MD    210-916-6152   
Sub-Investigator: MAJ Ian Stewart, MD         
Principal Investigator: LTC Kevin Chung, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
CytoSorbents, Inc
San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), US Army Institute of Surgical Research-Burn Center
Principal Investigator: LTC Kevin Chung, MD San Antonio Military Medical Center-US Army Institute of Surgical Research-Burn Center
Principal Investigator: MAJ Ian Stewart, MD San Antonio Military Medical Center-US Army Institute of Surgical Research- Burn Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: CytoSorbents, Inc Identifier: NCT02111018     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CytoSorb 2013-001
Study First Received: March 19, 2014
Last Updated: June 22, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017