This is a pragmatic, prospective, multi-center, randomized, active-control, single-blinded, non-inferiority phase 3 trial in adult cardiac surgical patients. Up to 12 Canadian hospitals will participate, and the trial will require up to 2 years for patient recruitment.
Twelve-hundred bleeding adult cardiac surgical patients who require fibrinogen supplementation due to acquired hypofibrinogenemia after CPB will be included. Patients will be randomized to receive equivalent doses of either fibrinogen concentrate (Octafibrin) or cryoprecipitate when the blood bank receives the first order for fibrinogen supplementation and deems it to be in accordance with accepted clinical standards. Thereafter, patients will be treated according to their assigned group each time fibrinogen supplementation is ordered during the treatment period (24 hours after termination of CPB). No other aspects of care will be modified.
The primary efficacy outcome will be the number of Allogeneic blood products (ABP) (red blood cells [RBCs], pooled or apheresis platelets, and plasma) administered during the first 24 hours after termination of CPB. Safety outcomes will be measured for the first 28 days after surgery, which is the duration of participation of each patient in the trial. Comparisons will be by intention-to-treat (ITT) (primary) and per-protocol (PP) analysis. One interim analysis will be conducted after 600 patients have been treated to determine whether the study should be terminated for safety reasons, demonstrated non-inferiority or futility reasons.
Study Type: Interventional (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment: 1200 participants
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective, Multi-center, Randomized, Active-control, Non-inferiority Study Comparing Fibrinogen Concentrate With Cryoprecipitate for the Treatment of Acquired Hypofibrinogenemia in Bleeding Adult Cardiac Surgical Patients
Actual Study Start Date: February 22, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 30, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 30, 2019
- Active Comparator: Fibrinogen concentrate Octafibrin
- Active Comparator: Cryoprecipitate
- Protocol for a phase III, non-inferiority, randomised comparison of a new fibrinogen concentrate versus cryoprecipitate for treating acquired hypofibrinogenaemia in bleeding cardiac surgical patients: the FIBRES trial.
|Date last updated at source||2018-11-01|
|Study start date||2017-02-22|
|Estimated primary completion date||2019-01-30|