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Last refreshed on: 19 February 2015
Main ID:  NCT00307671
Date of registration: 27/03/2006
Prospective Registration: No
Primary sponsor: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Public title: Treatment of Necrotizing Vasculitides for Patients Older Than 65 Years CORTAGE
Scientific title: Treatment of Necrotizing Vasculitides for Patients Older Than 65 Years Comparison of Two Strategies Combining Steroids With or Without Immunosuppressants
Date of first enrolment: July 2005
Target sample size: 108
Recruitment status: Completed
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment  
Phase:  Phase 4
Countries of recruitment
Name:     Loïc Guillevin, MD,PhD
Affiliation:  Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Newly diagnosed WG, MPA, PAN without HBV infection, or CSS

- Patients can be still be enrolled within 1 month after starting corticosteroids if
prescribed according to protocol.

- within or after the 65th of anniversary

- Age = 65 years

Exclusion Criteria:

- Any cytotoxic drug within previous year

- Co-existence of another systemic autoimmune disease, e.g., SLE, RA

- Virus-associated vasculitides

- HIV positivity

- Malignancy (usually excluded unless approved by the trial coordinator)

- Age < 65 years

- Inability to give informed consent

Age minimum: 65 Years
Age maximum: N/A
Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Microscopic Polyangiitis
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Azathioprine,prednisone,methylprednisolone
Drug: Mycophenolate mofetil,methotrexate
Drug: prednisone, methylprednisolone,cyclophosphamides
Primary Outcome(s)
Number of side effects (morbidity) [Time Frame: at 3 years]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Cumulative BVAS (AUC), VDI, HAQ-DI, SF-36 values [Time Frame: at 3 years]
Cumulative dose exposure to OCS and AZA [Time Frame: at 3 years]
Efficacy of treatment (remission rate) [Time Frame: during the 3 years]
Relapse rate [Time Frame: at 3 years]
Survival [Time Frame: at 3 years]
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
Date Posted:
Date Completed:
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