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A Confirmatory Study of Hepabulin IV in HBsAg Positive Liver Transplantation Recipients

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: NCT01513850
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 1, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
SK Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to Evaluate the efficacy and safety of Hepabulin IV (HBIG, a study drug) after liver transplantation.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hepatitis B Drug: Hepabulin IV Phase 3

Detailed Description:
A 52-week, Multi-center, Open label, Single arm, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Hepabulin IV in HBsAg positive Liver Transplantation recipients

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 87 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A 52-week, Multi-center, Open Label, Single Arm, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Hepabulin IV in HBsAg Positive Liver Transplantation Recipients
Study Start Date : October 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Hepabulin IV Drug: Hepabulin IV

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HBV(HBsAg) recurrence [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to recurrence [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]
  2. Survival [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]
  3. viral Marker of HBV [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HBsAg Positive candidate for HBV-related liver transplant
  • Primary, single organ recipients
  • written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute renal failure, Serum creatinin >1.5*ULN
  • severe cardiac disease or other significant disease
  • HAV, HCV or HIV positive
  • Immunoglobulin A deficiency.
  • History of hypersensitivity to Human Immunoglobulin.
  • History of cancer within 5 years. (without HCC)
  • History of alcohol or/and drug abuse.
  • History organ transplantation.
  • Within 30 days, participation in another clinical trial and use of an investigational product.
  • Subject suffer from any acute or chronic medical, surgical or psychiatric condition or laboratory abnormality that, may increase the risk associated with the study participation or investigational product administration, or may interfere with the interpretation of study result.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01513850

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Korea, Republic of
Seongnam, Gyunggi-do, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
SK Chemicals Co., Ltd.
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Study Chair: Dong Goo Kim, MD, PhD St.Mary's Hospital, Catholic University Medical college

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Responsible Party: SK Chemicals Co., Ltd. Identifier: NCT01513850     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Hepabulin IV_LT_lll_2011
First Posted: January 20, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 1, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015
Keywords provided by SK Chemicals Co., Ltd.:
Liver Transplantation
HBV Recurrence
HBsAg Positive
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hepatitis B
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human