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Rituximab in Progressive Immunoglobulin A (IgA) Nephropathy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00498368
First Posted: July 10, 2007
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2017
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Collaborators:
Ohio State University
Stanford University
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Columbia University
Genentech, Inc.
Biogen
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Fernando Fervenza, Mayo Clinic
Results First Submitted: September 28, 2016  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: IgA Nephropathy
Interventions: Drug: Intravenous Rituximab
Drug: ACE/ARB
Dietary Supplement: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Rituximab Plus ACE/ARB

Intravenous Rituximab therapy, ACE/ARB combination therapy, and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement

Intravenous Rituximab: Rituximab Therapy [27 Patients]

  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 1
  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 15
  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 168
  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 182
  • An angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and /or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) will be used to achieve a B/P goal of <130/80 millimeters of mercury

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement 3.6 gm eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)/day

ACE/ARB

ACE/ARB therapy and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement

ACE/ARB: ACE inhibitors and /or ARBs will be used to achieve a B/P goal of <130/80 millimeters of mercury (mmHg)

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement 3.6 gm eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)/day


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Rituximab Plus ACE/ARB   ACE/ARB
STARTED   17   17 
COMPLETED   14   15 
NOT COMPLETED   3   2 
Withdrawal by Subject                3                2 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Rituximab Plus ACE/ARB

Intravenous Rituximab therapy, ACE/ARB combination therapy, and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement

Intravenous Rituximab: Rituximab Therapy [27 Patients]

  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 1
  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 15
  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 168
  • Rituximab 1 gm IV on Treatment Day 182
  • An ACE inhibitors and /or ARBs will be used to achieve a blood pressure goal of <130/80 millimeters of mercury (mmHg)

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement 3.6 gm eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)/day

ACE/ARB

ACE/ARB therapy and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement

ACE/ARB: ACE inhibitors and /or ARBs will be used to achieve a blood pressure goal of <130/80 millimeters of mercury (mmHg)

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Fish Oil Supplement 3.6 gm eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)/day

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Rituximab Plus ACE/ARB   ACE/ARB   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 17   17   34 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Median (Full Range)
 43 
 (29 to 63) 
 33 
 (21 to 59) 
 40 
 (21 to 63) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      7  41.2%      2  11.8%      9  26.5% 
Male      10  58.8%      15  88.2%      25  73.5% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   17   17   34 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Change in Proteinuria at 12 Months   [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

2.  Secondary:   Biochemical Marker IgA at 12 Months   [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Biochemical Marker Gd-Immunoglobulin A Subclass 1 (IgA1) at 12 Months   [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

4.  Secondary:   Biochemical Marker Immunoglobulin G (IgG) AutoAb at 12 Months   [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. Fernando Fervenza
Organization: Mayo Clinic
phone: 507-255-3712
e-mail: Fervenza.Fernando@mayo.edu


Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Fernando Fervenza, Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00498368     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-001944
First Submitted: July 9, 2007
First Posted: July 10, 2007
Results First Submitted: September 28, 2016
Results First Posted: November 18, 2016
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2017