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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome, Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis or Minimal Change Disease
and you are
over 18
years old
This is an advanced phase trial assessing
the effectiveness of the new treatment before being released on the market.
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The purpose

The trial investigates the use of VPA (Valproic Acid) for the treatment of adult patients with biopsy proven idiopathic focal segmentel glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) or minimal change disease (MCD). VPA used as an add-on to steroids might induce clinical remission in a first category of patients and potentially reduce the dose of maintenance immunosuppression required to maintain remission thereafter. In a second category of patients VPA might allow the reduction or even cessation of immunosuppression while clinical remission is maintained.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Valproic Acid

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02896270. The sponsor of the trial is Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel and it is looking for 15 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Prospective Interventional Pilot Study on the Use of Valproic Acid for Treatment of Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome