Corticosteroid Treatment for Community-Acquired Pneumonia - The STEP Trial (STEP)
This study has been completed.
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mirjam Christ-Crain, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
First received: September 7, 2009
Last updated: April 20, 2015
Last verified: May 2014
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Popovic M, Blum CA, Nigro N, Mueller B, Schuetz P, Christ-Crain M. Benefit of adjunct corticosteroids for community-acquired pneumonia in diabetic patients. Diabetologia. 2016 Dec;59(12):2552-2560.
Blum CA, Nigro N, Briel M, Schuetz P, Ullmer E, Suter-Widmer I, Winzeler B, Bingisser R, Elsaesser H, Drozdov D, Arici B, Urwyler SA, Refardt J, Tarr P, Wirz S, Thomann R, Baumgartner C, Duplain H, Burki D, Zimmerli W, Rodondi N, Mueller B, Christ-Crain M. Adjunct prednisone therapy for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2015 Apr 18;385(9977):1511-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62447-8.
Blum CA, Nigro N, Winzeler B, Suter-Widmer I, Schuetz P, Briel M, Bingisser R, Zimmerli W, Ullmer E, Elsaesser H, Tarr P, Wirz S, Thomann R, Hofmann E, Rodondi N, Duplain H, Burki D, Mueller B, Christ-Crain M. Corticosteroid treatment for community-acquired pneumonia--the STEP trial: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 Jun 28;15:257. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-257.