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Adalimumab Intralesional in Intestinal Strictures of Crohn's Disease Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01986127
Recruitment Status : Terminated (slow recruitment)
First Posted : November 18, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2018
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sara Varea, Fundacion Clinic per a la Recerca Biomédica

Brief Summary:
We study if the administration of intralesional Adalimumab (directly injected in the stricture) associated to endoscopic dilatation has a higher success rate at week 8 compared with placebo in patients with Crohn's disease who had confirmed intestinal stenosis (3 stenosis as maximum)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Crohn's Disease Drug: Adalimumab Drug: placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 26 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled Study on the Effects of Adalimumab Intralesional Intestinal Strictures of Crohn's Disease Patients
Study Start Date : February 14, 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 30, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : June 30, 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Crohn's Disease
Drug Information available for: Adalimumab

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Adalimumab
single administration of Adalimumab 80mg diluted in 5ml saline
Drug: Adalimumab
single intralesional administration during endoscopy process

Placebo Comparator: saline
5 ml of saline
Drug: placebo
single intralesional administration during endoscopy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Success of endoscopic dilatation [ Time Frame: at week 8 ]
    Successful dilatation means the passage of the endoscope (or enteroscopy colonoscope) through the stenosis

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Stenosis measure [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    The endoscopic stenosis diameter will be estimated pre and post-dilatation

  2. success of endoscopic dilatation [ Time Frame: at week 52 ]
    The success of endoscopic dilatation at week 52 means absence of clinical subocclusion, no necessity of surgical nor endoscopic dilatation

  3. Mucosal healing [ Time Frame: at week 8 ]
    • Anastomotic strictures: We define mucosal healing as a Rutgeerts < or equal 2 with at least 1 point of improvement (añadir el score)
    • Primary strictures: Absence of ulcers after treatment

  4. Histological cure [ Time Frame: at week 8 ]

    We consider histological cure if:

    • Epithelial damage is < or equal 1
    • Architectural changes is < or equal 1
    • Infiltration of mononuclear cells in lamina propria is < or equal 1
    • Polymorphonuclear cells in the lamina propria = 0
    • Polymorphonuclear cells in epithelium = 0
    • Absence of erosions and ulcers (based ib scoring system for Histologic Abnormalities in Crohn's disease Mucosal Biopsy Specimens - Title: Early lesions of recurrent Crohn's disease caused by infusion of intestinal contents in excluded ileum Author(s): D'Haens, Geert R.; Geboes, Karel; Peeters, Mark; et al. Source: Gastroenterology Volume: 114 Issue: 2 Pages: 262-267 Published: Feb., 1998)

  5. proportion of patients that develop anti-adalimumab antibodies [ Time Frame: at the end of the study ]
  6. adverse events [ Time Frame: at the end of the study ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients of both sexes older than 18 years
  • Patient diagnosed of CROHN´s disease
  • Patient with intestinal stenosis length equal or less than 5cm previously confirmed with bowel magnetic resonance imaging (3 stenosis as maximum)
  • Stenosis no permeable for endoscopy(12mm in case of accessible stenosis with conventional colonoscopy and 10mm in case of accessible stenosis with balloon enteroscopy)
  • Dilated stenosis according to endoscopist criteria (pass or no the endoscopy)
  • Patient capable of participate in the examinations required by the study
  • Patient after being informed, give his/her informed consent in writing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with large intestinal stenosis (more than 6cm) and multiples
  • Patients with previous or actual treatment with anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drugs
  • Patients with positive serology to hepatitis B virus(HBV),hepatitis C virus (HCV), or HIV
  • Patients with positive screening to Tuberculosis(positive PPD)
  • Established contraindication to anti-TNF drugs
  • Existence of fistulous tracts associated with intestinal stenosis
  • Neoplastic process associated with stenosis or in another location
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01986127

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Complexo Hospitalario Arquitecto Marcide -Novoa Santos
Ferrol, A Coruña, Spain, 15405
Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago
Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain, 15706
Hospital Moises Broggi
Sant Joan Despí, Barcelona, Spain, 08970
Hospital Mutua de Terrassa
Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain, 08221
Hospital Universitario Puerta del Hierro
Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain, 28222
Hospital Universitari Son Espases
Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, Spain, 07120
Hospital General Universitario de Alicante
Alicante, Spain, 03010
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Hospital del Mar
Barcelona, Spain
Complejo asistencial universitario de Burgos
Burgos, Spain, 09005
Hospital Josep Trueta
Girona, Spain, 17007
Hospital La Paz
Madrid, Spain, 28046
Hospital La Fe
Valencia, Spain, 46026
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sara Varea
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
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Principal Investigator: Begoña González Suarez, MD Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Principal Investigator: Lucía Márquez, MD Hospital del Mar
Principal Investigator: Alfredo Mata, MD Hospital de Sant Joan Despí Moisès Broggi
Principal Investigator: Carlos Huertas, MD Hospital Josep Trueta
Principal Investigator: Lidia Argüello, MD Hospital La Fe
Principal Investigator: Cecilia González, MD Gregorio Marañón Hospital
Principal Investigator: Ana Echarri, MD Complexo Hospitalario Arquitecto Marcide-Novoa Santos
Principal Investigator: Carme Loras Hospital Mútua Terrassa
Principal Investigator: Maria D Martín Arranz Hospital Universitario La Paz
Principal Investigator: Manuel Barreiro Complexo Hospitalario de Santiago
Principal Investigator: Yago González Hospital Universitario Puerta del Hierro
Principal Investigator: Beatriz Sicília Complejo asistencial Universitario de Burgos
Principal Investigator: Sam Korrhami Hospital Son Espases
Principal Investigator: Ana Gutiérrez Hospital General Universitario de Alicante
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Responsible Party: Sara Varea, Clinical Research Manager, Fundacion Clinic per a la Recerca Biomédica Identifier: NCT01986127    
Other Study ID Numbers: CSAI
2012-001723-12 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: November 18, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2018
Last Verified: December 2018
Keywords provided by Sara Varea, Fundacion Clinic per a la Recerca Biomédica:
Crohn disease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents