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Clinical Trial Summary

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of rituximab in IgG4-RD.

Clinical Trial Description

This two-center trial will enroll at total of 30 patients with IgG4-RD. The two participating sites are the Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA) and the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). All patients will receive rituximab 1 gram intravenously times two doses, separated by approximately 15 days. The primary efficacy outcome - disease remission and successful completion of the glucocorticoid taper - will be assessed at six months. Patients will be followed on the protocol for an additional six months after measurement of the primary outcome. ;

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Related Conditions & MeSH terms

NCT number NCT01584388
Study type Interventional
Source Massachusetts General Hospital
Status Completed
Phase Phase 1/Phase 2
Start date April 2012
Completion date January 2015