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BAY63-2521 - Long-term Extension Study in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CHEST-2)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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First received: May 27, 2009
Last updated: February 15, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
Patients who have completed the 16 weeks treatment of the CHEST-1 trial (study number 11348) will be asked to participate in this long term extension study with BAY63-2521. The aim of the long term study is to collect additional information to evaluate the safety and tolerability of BAY63-2521. Patients will be treated with open label medication on their individual optimal dose between 0,5 mg - 2,5 mg tid.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pulmonary Hypertension
Drug: Riociguat (Adempas, BAY63-2521)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Long-term Extension, Multicentre, Multi-international Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Oral BAY63-2521 (1mg, 1.5 mg, 2.0 mg, 2.5 mg Tid) in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH).

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability (e.g. adverse event collection) [ Time Frame: 5 years 2 months and 14 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in 6-Minute Walking Distance (6MWD) from baseline [ Time Frame: 5 years 2 months and 14 days ]

Enrollment: 237
Study Start Date: July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Riociguat (Adempas, BAY63-2521)
BAY63-2521 - 1 mg tid - 2,5 mg tid orally until end of study


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have completed 16 weeks of treatment in the double blind trial CHEST 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have an ongoing serious adverse event from CHEST 1 that is assessed as related to BAY63-2521 are not allowed to participate in the extension trial.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00910429

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United States, Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
United States, California
La Jolla, California, United States, 92093
Sacramento, California, United States, 95817
United States, Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
United States, Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
Weston, Florida, United States, 33331
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Decatur, Georgia, United States, 30030
United States, Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52242
United States, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118
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Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43221
Fairfield, Ohio, United States, 45014
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15212
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
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Dallas, Texas, United States, 75390
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Murray, Utah, United States, 84107
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Corrientes, Argentina, 3400
Australia, New South Wales
Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia, 2050
Australia, Queensland
Auchenflower, Queensland, Australia, 4066
Chermside, Queensland, Australia, 4032
Australia, Victoria
Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 3181
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Wien, Austria, 1090
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Leuven, Belgium, 3000
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T1Y 6J4
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8L 2X2
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E2
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Qingdao, Shandong, China
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Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
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Brest, France, F-29609
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Montpellier, France, 34059
Nice, France, 06200
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Rouen, France, 76031
Tours, France, 37000
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Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 69120
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 69126
München, Bayern, Germany, 81377
Regensburg, Bayern, Germany, 93053
Würzburg, Bayern, Germany, 97074
Gießen, Hessen, Germany, 35392
Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 17475
Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany, 30625
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 50924
Homburg, Saarland, Germany, 66421
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Rabin Medical Center - Beilinson Campus
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Ramat Gan, Israel, 5262000
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Pavia, Lombardia, Italy, 27100
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, 467-8602
Seto, Aichi, Japan, 489-8642
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Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, 216-8511
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Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan, 181-8611
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Fukuoka, Japan, 812-8582
Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 44670
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 64460
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 64718
Mexico D.F., Mexico, 14080
Querétaro, Mexico, 38000
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1081 HV
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1091 AC
Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 3435 CM
Krakow, Poland, 31-202
Otwock, Poland, 05-400
Wroclaw, Poland, 51-124
Coimbra, Portugal, 3000-075
Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Norte - Hospital Santa Maria
Lisboa, Portugal, 1649-035
Porto, Portugal, 4099-001
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Novosibirsk, Russian Federation, 630055
St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, 197341
Bratislava 37, Slovakia, 833 48
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Madrid, Spain, 28041
Zürich, Switzerland, 8091
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 833
Taipei, Taiwan, 10002
Ankara, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey, 34-390
Izmir, Turkey, 35040
United Kingdom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, CB23 3RE
Glasgow, West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom, G81 4DY
London, United Kingdom, W12 0HS
Newcastle, United Kingdom, NE7 7DN
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Bayer Identifier: NCT00910429     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11349
2008-003539-19 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: May 27, 2009
Last Updated: February 15, 2017

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Chronic thromboembolic Hypertension
soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on April 27, 2017