Midodrine and Albumin for Cirrhotic Patients With Functional Renal Impairment (MAFRI)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pere Gines, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01133795
First received: May 19, 2010
Last updated: August 17, 2016
Last verified: August 2016
  Purpose
The objective of the study was evaluate the effect of administration of midodrine and albumin on renal function in patients with cirrhosis and creatinine greater than 1,2mg/dl.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cirrhosis
Renal Failure
Drug: Midodrine plus Albumin
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Administration of Intravenous Albumin and Oral Midodrine on Renal Function in Patients With Cirrhosis and Functional Renal Impairment

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Further study details as provided by Hospital Clinic of Barcelona:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in glomerular filtration rate assessed by isotopic methods [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • changes in arterial pressure as assessed by continuous ambulatory arterial pressure [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • changes in plasma renin activity [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • changes in aldosterone concentration [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • changes in norepinephrine concentration [ Time Frame: at 12 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 7
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2016
Primary Completion Date: June 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Midodrine, Albumin
Midodrine 10mg tid for 12 weeks. Albumin 40g every 14 days for 12 weeks
Drug: Midodrine plus Albumin
MIdodrine 10mg tid for 12 weeks. Albumin 40g every 14 days for 12 weeks
Other Names:
  • Albumin Grifols
  • Gutron

Detailed Description:
Twenty patients with cirrhosis and functional renal impairment, defined by a serum creatinine greater than 1,2mg/dl, will be included. Patients will receive daily midodrine at a dose of 10mg tid and 40g of albumin at 15-day interval. The follow-up period will be of 12 weeks. In all patients, liver and renal function, and vasoactive hormones (plasma renin activity, aldosterone, noradrenaline, ADH, endothelin and anf)will be determined at baseline conditions. At this moment, glomerular filtration rate and renal plasma flow determined by isotopic techniques as ambulatory blood pressure monitoring through a 24-hour period will be performed too. All these determinations will be repeated at 4 and 12 weeks. During the study period, just before the albumin infusions, blood will be drawn for creatinine and electrolytes determinations and these will be recorded as well physical examination performed.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Serum Creatinine greater than 1,2 mg/dL
  • to have given written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • Systolic blood pressure above 150mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure above 90mmHg
  • Previous treatment with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) or surgical shunts
  • Antibiotic treatment in the previous 7 days before inclusion, except for prophylaxis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • infection by HIV
  • contraindications for albumin and/or midodrine use
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01133795

Locations
Spain
Hospital Clinic
Villarroel 170,Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Pere Ginès, MD Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pere Gines, chief of hepatology unit, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01133795     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MAFRI 
Study First Received: May 19, 2010
Last Updated: August 17, 2016
Health Authority: Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines

Keywords provided by Hospital Clinic of Barcelona:
cirrhosis
renal failure
hepatorenal syndrome
albumine
midodrine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fibrosis
Liver Cirrhosis
Renal Insufficiency
Pathologic Processes
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Midodrine
Sympathomimetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 23, 2016