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COMETE Study: Comorbidity Mircera Evolution of Hemoglobin Rate; A Non-Interventional Study of Mircera (Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin Beta) in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2012
Last updated: September 22, 2014
Last verified: September 2014

This prospective, multicenter, observational study will evaluate the impact of c omorbidity factors on the hemoglobin level in patients with chronic kidney disea se not on dialysis who are initiated on treatment with Mircera (methoxy polyethy lene glycol-epoetin beta). Data will be collected from patients for 9 months aft er initiation of Mircera treatment.

Kidney Disease, Chronic

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Non Interventional Study to Assess the Hemoglobin Level Depending on the Comorbidity Index in Chronic Kidney Disease (CDK) Patients Not in Dialysis Treated With Mircera

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients with an increase in hemoglobin level of >/= 1g/dL or a hemoglobin level between 10 and 12 g/dL after 9 months of treatment without any transfusional recourse (total population and comorbidity subgroups) [ Time Frame: approximately 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical/demographic patient characteristics at initiation of treatment [ Time Frame: approximately 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Hemoglobin levels according to Liu Index and resistance factors [ Time Frame: approximately 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Mircera dosage [ Time Frame: approximately 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety: Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: approximately 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 551
Study Start Date: November 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis and ESA naïve


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis
  • Treatment-naïve for ESAs (not having received ESAs in the 6 months prior to inclusion in this study)
  • Hemoglobin level < 10 g/dL at inclusion
  • Patients for whom the treating physician has decided to initiate treatment with Mircera for medical reasons prior to study start

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Functional renal transplant
  • Current participation in a clinical trial in anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01756612

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01756612     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML28145
Study First Received: December 19, 2012
Last Updated: September 22, 2014
Health Authority: France: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chronic Disease
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Renal Insufficiency
Urologic Diseases processed this record on November 20, 2014