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Trial record 109 of 309 for:    hepatitis b | Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies

The Changes of Cytokines During Antiviral Therapy

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified July 2017 by Yao Xie, Beijing Ditan Hospital
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT03210506
First Posted: July 7, 2017
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yao Xie, Beijing Ditan Hospital
  Purpose
Pegylated interferon α-2a(Peg-IFN-α) not only inhibit viral replication, but also play an important role in immune regulation, while Nucleoside analog(ue) drugs only inhibit viral replication. In hepatitis B infection, cytokines played a vital role. This study was aimed at investigating the changes of cytokines during Peg-IFN-αand nucleoside analog(ue) therapy.Meanwhile, the investigators wanted to verify whether Peg-IFN-α therapy resulted in the secretion of cytokines.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Hepatitis B Infection Drug: Peginterferon Alfa-2a

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Changes of Cytokines During Pegylated Interferon α-2a and Nucleoside Analogues Treatment in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B

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Further study details as provided by Yao Xie, Beijing Ditan Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • the changes of cytokines [ Time Frame: after treatment 24 weeks ]
    the changes of cytokines levels will be measured by Luminex test after Pegylated Interferon α-2a and entecavir((ETV) Treatment 24 weeks.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • the change of HBVDNA levels (IU/ML) [ Time Frame: afte treatment 48 weeks ]
    the curative effect of antiviral therapy will be evaluated by HBV DNA levels

  • the change of ALT levels(U/L) [ Time Frame: afte treatment 48 weeks ]
    the curative effect of antiviral therapy will be evaluated by ALT levels

  • the change of AST levels(U/L) [ Time Frame: afte treatment 48 weeks ]
    the curative effect of antiviral therapy will be evaluated by AST levels

  • the change of HBsAg levels (IU/ML) [ Time Frame: afte treatment 48 weeks ]
    the curative effect of antiviral therapy will be evaluated by HBsAg levels

  • the change of HBeAg levels (IU/ML) [ Time Frame: afte treatment 48 weeks ]
    the curative effect of antiviral therapy will be evaluated by HBeAg levels


Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: January 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: experimental group
patients who were untreated ever in immune-active phase were given subcutaneous injection of Peginterferon Alfa-2a with starting dose of 180 mg/weekly till 48 weeks.
Drug: Peginterferon Alfa-2a
patients untreated in immune-active phase were given subcutaneous injection of Peginterferon Alfa-2a with starting dose of 180 mg/weekly in experiment group.
Other Name: Peg-IFN-α
No Intervention: control group
patients who were untreated ever in immune-active phase took Nucleoside Analogues for maintenance treatment.

Detailed Description:
Pegylated interferon α-2a(Peg-IFN-α)and Nucleoside analog(ue) drugs can inhibit viral replication , but Peg-IFN-α also play an important role in immune regulation . In hepatitis B infection, cytokines including Fit-3L, IFN-alpha2, IFN-gama, IL-10, IL-17A,IL-2, IL-6, TNF-alpha, TGF-beta1, TGF-beta2,TGF-beta3, played a vital role.Peg-IFN-α recommended as the first-line treatment has a higher chance to achieve HBeAg seroconversion and even HBsAg disappearance than nucleoside analog(ue) drugs, which might be related to the increase of cytokine secretion in the case of hepatitis and during Peg-IFN-α therapy.This study was aimed at investigating the changes of cytokines during Peg-IFN-αand nucleoside analog(ue) therapy.Meanwhile, the investigators wanted to clarify whether Peg-IFN-α therapy led to the secretion of cytokines.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HBsAg and HBeAg positive for more than 6 months, HBV DNA detectable with ALT level abnormal lasted for three months and at least time190 IU/L or liver puncture biopsy demonstrated apparent inflammation, never treated before enrolled.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active consumption of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Co-infection with human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis C virus, or hepatitis D virus
  • History of autoimmune hepatitis
  • Psychiatric disease
  • Evidence of neoplastic diseases of the liver
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03210506


Contacts
Contact: Yao Xie, MD 8610-84322489 xieyao00120184@sina.com

Locations
China, Beijing
Beijing Ditan hospital,Capital Medical University Recruiting
Beijing, Beijing, China, 100015
Contact: Yao Xie, doctor    8613501093293    xieyao00120184@sina.com   
Principal Investigator: Yao Xie, doctor         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Beijing Ditan Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yao Xie, Head of liver diseases center, Beijing Ditan Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03210506     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DTXY016
First Submitted: July 3, 2017
First Posted: July 7, 2017
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017

Keywords provided by Yao Xie, Beijing Ditan Hospital:
chronic hepatitis B
hepatitis B virus
Cytokines
Pegylated Interferon α-2a
Nucleoside Analogues

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis, Chronic
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B, Chronic
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Interferons
Peginterferon alfa-2a
Interferon-alpha
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs