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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02121769
Expanded Access Status :
First Posted : April 24, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 10, 2017
St. Luke’s Health System, Boise, Idaho
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tyler Burpee, MD, St. Luke’s Health System, Boise, Idaho
Omegaven is an intravenous fat emulsion (IFE) comprised of omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil. It will be used in an open label compassionate use treatment protocol, as an alternative to soybean oil (omega-6), as the sole IFE source of parenteral nutrition in an effort to reduce and/or reverse parenteral nutrition associated liver disease. The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Omegaven use in pediatric patients with PN dependence and PNALD.
10% Omegaven 1g/kg/day, Intravenous by continuous infusion in conjunction with parenteral nutrition, until the patient no longer requires parenteral nutrition or until participation in the study is terminated.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 17 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Patients will be PN dependent (unable to meet nutritional needs solely by enteral nutrition) and are expected to require PN for at least another 30 days
Parenteral nutrition associated liver disease (PNALD) as defined as a direct bilirubin of ≥ 2 mg/dL on the last two consecutive bilirubins while on PN. Other causes of liver disease should be excluded. A liver biopsy is not necessary for treatment.
Failed standard/conventional therapies to prevent progression of PNALD.
Age newborn to 17 years of age
Signed informed consent.
Allergy to eggs and/or shellfish
Female who is pregnant or lactating
Severe hemorrhagic disorder
Other causes of chronic liver disease (Hepatitis C, Cystic fibrosis, biliary atresia, and alpha 1 anti-trypsin deficiency,)
18 years of age or older
Parent/legally authorized representative is unwilling to consent.