FibroScan ® Study: Assessing Liver Fibrosis in Patients Using Methotrexate for Psoriasis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03820934|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Per Investigator study was terminated prematurely)
First Posted : January 29, 2019
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Psoriasis||Diagnostic Test: Fibroscan and Fibrosure||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Prospective, Validation Study of FibroSURE™ and FibroScan® as Screening, Detection, and Monitoring Alternatives to Liver Biopsy for Methotrexate-induced Hepatic Fibrosis and Cirrhosis in Patients With Psoriasis|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 10, 2019|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 15, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 15, 2019|
Patients undergoing Fibroscan and Fibrosure
Patient's will undergo fibroscan and fibrosure to test their liver for the level of liver fibrosis as measured by these test. The scores from these tests will then be compared to the amount of fibrosis noted on a standard of care liver biopsy.
Diagnostic Test: Fibroscan and Fibrosure
Patient's will undergo fibroscan and fibrosure to test their liver for the level of liver fibrosis as measured by these tests. Fibroscan uses vibrations sent through the liver to measure its stiffness and the fibrosure uses laboratory and demographic parameters to create a score associated with a certain level of fibrosis. The scores from these tests will then be compared to the amount of fibrosis noted on a standard of care liver biopsy.
- Fibrosis Score Correlation [ Time Frame: 5 years ]The correlation between the clinical fibrosis scores generated by the FibroScan® and FibroSURE™ alone and in combination to the METAVIR fibrosis score generated from the histologic review of a liver biopsy performed for the assessment of liver fibrosis in a psoriasis patient who reaches a cumulative methotrexate dose of 1g.
- Fibrosis Score Validity to Liver Biopsy Results [ Time Frame: 5 years ]Determine if the clinical fibrosis scores generated by the FibroScan® and FibroSURE™ alone and in combination can be safely used as alternatives to performing a liver biopsy when screening for liver fibrosis in psoriasis patients who have reached a cumulative methotrexate dose of 1 gram
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03820934
|United States, Ohio|
|University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center|
|Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106|
|Principal Investigator:||Neil Korman, MD||University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center|