Voriconazole as Prophylactic Therapy in Lung Transplant Recipients (VORI)

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Protocol never received funding.)
First Posted : April 3, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 6, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Chicago

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of Voriconazole with Itraconazole following lung transplantation.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infection Drug: Voriconazole Phase 4

Detailed Description:
All participants will receive itraconazole during their inpatient post transplant stay. As an outpatient, ten subjects will be randomized to receive itraconazole 200mg orally once daily for 6 month and ten patients to receive voriconazole 200mg orally twice daily for 6 months . All subjects will be followed in the clinic as per the standard transplant treatment

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Assessment of Safety and Efficacy of Voriconazole as Prophylactic Antifungal Therapy for Lung Transplant Recipients
Study Start Date : April 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subject will be monitored for any fungal infection throughout the duration of the study.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Bilateral-lung or single-lung transplant recipients between the ages of 18- 65 years old.
  • Patients must be able to give informed consent prior to and again after transplantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lung transplant patients unable to give informed consent.
  • Prior adverse reaction to the drug itraconazole or voriconazole

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00455364

United States, Illinois
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Chicago
Principal Investigator: Sangeeta Bhorade, MD University of Chicago

Responsible Party: University of Chicago Identifier: NCT00455364     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14559A
First Posted: April 3, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 6, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by University of Chicago:
Fungal infection prophylaxis
Lung transplant
Fungal infection post lung transplant

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
14-alpha Demethylase Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inhibitors