A Multicenter Clinical Trial: Efficacy, Safety of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study Purpose

There are many limitations in the current treatments of Inflammatory bowel disease(IBD). Some patients have no or little reaction to the traditional drugs. Now the investigators realized that the intestinal microbiota is closely associated with the development of IBD. In recent years, a retrospective study showed that the overall efficiency of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for IBD was 79%, the overall remission rate was 43%, which opened a new chapter in the treatment of IBD. So the standardized fecal microbiota transplantation is considered to be simple but effective emerging therapies for the treatment of IBD. In this project the investigators intend to carry out a single-center, randomized, single-blind clinical intervention study. The investigators plan to recruit patients with IBD (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease) in China. The patients will be randomly divided into two groups, one group will be given treatment of standardized fecal microbiota transplantation, the other will be simply treated with traditional drugs, followed up for at least 1 year. The investigators aim to determine the efficiency, durability and safety of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for IBD treatment, and further to explore which major microbiota may effect in this project.

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Yes
Study Type

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Interventional
Eligible Ages 18 Years - 65 Years
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Standard or conventional medicine treatment ineffective of IBD patients 2. IBD patients with recurrent symptoms 3. IBD patients who had drug dependence or recurrence when reduced or discontinued use 4. Untreated IBD patients who voluntarily received FMT

Exclusion Criteria:

1. IBD patients with contraindications for gastrointestinal endoscopy 2. IBD patients combined with other serious diseases such as respiratory failure, heart failure and severe immunodeficiency 3. IBD patients with indication of surgery

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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NCT04521205
Phase

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Phase 1
Lead Sponsor

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Zhongshan Hospital Xiamen University
Principal Investigator

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N/A
Principal Investigator Affiliation N/A
Agency Class

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Other
Overall Status Recruiting
Countries China
Conditions

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis Type
Additional Details

In this projects the investigators aim to re-establish a gut balance of intestinal microbiota through Standardized Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for IBD (UC and CD). We have established a standardized isolation, store, and transport steps of fecal bacteria from donated fresh stool in the laboratory. Then the bacteria will be transplanted to mid-gut by capsule. Patients in this study will be assigned to receive standardized FMT three times or not and would be followed up for at least 1 year. The clinical symptoms, sign, blood tests, endoscopy and questionnaire will be used to assess the efficiency, durability and safety of Standardized FMT at the start and end of the projects. At last, we will use 16S-rDNA to estimate the change of intestinal microbiota.

Arms & Interventions

Arms

Experimental: Standardized FMT

The patients will receive standardized FMT. The FMT was given by capsule. It was given three times a week.

Placebo Comparator: Without FMT

The patients will receive FMT with blank capsule.

Interventions

Drug: - fecal microbiota capsule

a capsule full of fecal microbiota extracting from the health

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International Sites

Yanyun Fan, Xiamen, China

Status

Recruiting

Address

Yanyun Fan

Xiamen, ,

Site Contact

Yanyun Fan

trudy@163.com

18759212670

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