An Open-label Extension Study of Oral Treprostinil in Subjects with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Associated with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) - A Long-Term Follow-up to Study TDE-HF-301 Save

Date Added
July 25th, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00068812
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

The purpose of this study is to see how oral treprostinil works to treat PH associated with HFpEF. Oral treprostinil (brand name Orenitram) was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2013 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH means that the blood vessels going from the right side of the heart to the lungs (pulmonary arteries) have higher than normal pressure. PAH is a specific type of PH.
This study will evaluate the long-term safety of oral treprostinil and the effects of continued therapy on the ability to exercise.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Kelly French
(843) 792-3169
frenchke@musc.edu

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Oral Treprostinil in Subjects with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) Save

Date Added
June 13th, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00065596
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

This study will look at the effect that oral treprostinil has on your ability to exercise and on the time that your PH associated with HFpEF remains stable, improves, or worsens. It will also evaluate the safety of using oral treprostinil to treat PH associated with HFpEF when added to your currently prescribed medication therapy.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ashley Warden
843-792-4349
jonesash@musc.edu

An Extended Access Program To Assess Long-Term Safety Of Bardoxolone Methyl In Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Save

Date Added
May 23rd, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00066024
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Lung, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

This extended access study will assess the long-term safety and tolerability of bardoxolone methyl in qualified patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) who previously participated in controlled clinical studies with bardoxolone methyl.
Qualified patients will receive 10 mg of bardoxolone methyl once daily until the drug is available through commercial channels (including reimbursement) or until patient withdrawal, whichever. Dose de-escalation (down to 5 mg) is permitted during the study, if indicated clinically. All patients in the study will follow the same visit and assessment schedule. Patients will be scheduled to be assessed in person during treatment at Day 1, Week 4, Week 24, and every 24 weeks thereafter.
Patients will also be assessed by telephone contact on Day 10. Day 1 for this extended access study should occur on the same day as the last visit in the controlled clinical study. Assessments required for both the last visit in the controlled study and Day 1 for this study should only be completed once.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Courtney Rowley
843-792-8092
rowle@musc.edu

A Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Bardoxolone Methyl in Patients with Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (402-C-1504) Save

Date Added
November 8th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00060520
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Drug Studies, Lung, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

Patients with connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (CTD-PAH) are eligible for this study. This double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial will study the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of bardoxolone methyl in qualified patients with WHO Group I CTD-PAH. Qualified patients will be randomized 1:1 to either bardoxolone methyl or placebo to be administered once daily for 24 weeks. Depending on the length of the screening period, the length of time inolved in study procedures is approximately 32 to 44 weeks.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ashley Warden
843-792-4349
jonesash@musc.edu

National Biological Sample and Data Repository for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Save

Date Added
October 18th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00058433
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

Subjects with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) will be asked to have blood drawn at their standard of care visit. Children (11 years and older) and adults are eligible. This study is voluntary. Blood samples obtained and the associated blood products and clinical/genetic data will be in the research study for a minimum of five years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ashley Warden
843-792-4349
jonesash@musc.edu

A PHASE 2 MULTICENTER, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO CONTROLLED STUDY TO ASSESS THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF IFETROBAN IN PATIENTS WITH DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS OR SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS-ASSOCIATED PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION Save

Date Added
October 11th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00059217
Researcher
Richard Silver
Keywords
Drug Studies, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), Scleroderma
Summary

A 52 week trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the study drug ifetroban versus placebo, in treating patients with diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis or systemic sclerosis associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Subjects over age 18, with disease duration 60 months or less, along with other inclusion criteria will receive study drug or placebo for one year, along with safety testing.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Kelley Kajdasz
843-792-5290
gibsonke@musc.edu

An Open-Label Extension study of Inhaled Treprostinil in Subjects with Pulmonary Hypertension due to Parenchymal Lung Disease Save

Date Added
September 27th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00057441
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Drug Studies, Lung, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

The purpose of this research study is to provide or continue to provide inhaled treprostinil to eligible subjects who participated in the RIN-PH-201 study. The study will also investigate the safety and how well inhaled treprostinil works in subjects with pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease or combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema. This study will look at the ability to exercise after taking the study drug. Adults over the age of 18 are eligible. This study is voluntary and will last until you discontinue from the study or the study ends.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ashley Warden
843-792-4349
jonesash@musc.edu

Actelion Protocol AC-055-205: A Prospective, Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Macitentan in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Save

Date Added
August 5th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00053983
Researcher
Patrick Mccann
Keywords
Cardiovascular, Drug Studies, Heart, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), Vascular
Summary

The Actelion SOPRANO study is a prospective, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group Phase II study to evaluate the safety and effect of macitentan on pulmonary vascular resistance in subjects with pulmonary hypertension after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation. Male and female patients 18 years of age or older who have had surgical implantation of LVAD may be eligible to participate in this study.

Study Site:
Palmetto Heart
8 Richland Medical Park
Columbia, SC 29203

Study Site Principal Investigator Contact Information:
Patrick McCann, MD at 803-434-3800

Institution
Palmetto
Recruitment Contact
Patrick McCann
803-434-3800
ClinicalTrialSurvey@PalmettoHealth.org

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Inhaled Treprostinil in Subjects with Pulmonary Hypertension due to Parenchymal Lung Disease Save

Date Added
July 26th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00057087
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Drug Studies, Lung, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate the safety and how well inhaled treprostinil works in subjects with pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease or combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema. Adults over the age of 18 are eligible. Study requires at least 6 separate clinic visits over approximately a 20 week period.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ashley Warden
843-792-4349
jonesash@musc.edu

A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase II Multicenter Trial of a Monoclonal Antibody to CD20 (Rituximab) for the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (SSc-PAH) Save

Date Added
February 17th, 2015
PRO Number
Pro00038310
Researcher
Rahul Argula
Keywords
Autoimmune disease, Drug Studies, Immune System, Lung, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma
Summary

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) or scleroderma is an autoimmune disease in which a person?s own immune cells attack his/her skin and internal organs, including the joints, lungs, heart, intestinal tract, and kidneys. The effects on the lungs, including pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), are among the most serious complications of SSc. In general, PAH is defined as an increase in pressure in the pulmonary arteries (the main blood vessels that lead from the heart to the lungs). Treatments for PAH have focused on symptom management rather than curing the disease.

This study has been designed to look at a new approach to treating the cause of the disease, rather than the symptoms of the disease. Recent research suggests that SSc-PAH may be the result of an ?attack? by immune cells. This study will look at the effect of the drug rituximab on the immune system and the immune ?attack? on the lungs. Rituximab is an immunosuppressive drug that eliminates the B cells for a few months, and therefore may halt the B cell attack on the lungs thought to be associated with this disease.The recovery of your B cells will be closely monitored throughout the study by blood testing.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Ashley Warden
843-792-4349
jonesash@musc.edu

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