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Registration number
NCT00268216
Ethics application status
Date submitted
20/12/2005
Date registered
22/12/2005
Date last updated
20/01/2017

Titles & IDs
Public title
Survival Of Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Scientific title
A Multicentre, Randomised, Double-blind, Parallel Group, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Long-term Effects of Salmeterol/Fluticasone Propionate (Seretide tm) 50/500mcg BD, Salmeterol 50mcg BD and Fluticasone Propionate 500mcg BD, All Delivered Via the Diskus tm/Accuhaler tm Inhaler, on Mortality and Morbidity of Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Over 3 Years of Treatment
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
SCO30003
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Respiratory 0 0 0 0
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Salmeterol 50mcg/ Fluticasone Propionate 500mcg

Treatment: Drugs: Salmeterol 50mcg/ Fluticasone Propionate 500mcg


Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
All cause mortality at 3 years
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Rate of moderate and severe COPD exacerbations and health status assessed by the St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire.
Timepoint [1] 0 0

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria:

- Patients with COPD and FEV1 <60% of predicted normal and baseline (pre-bronchodilator)
FEV1/FVC ratio <70%.

- Current or ex-smokers with a smoking history of at least 10 pack-years.
Minimum age
40 Years
Maximum age
80 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
Exclusion criteria:

- Diagnosis of other respiratory disorders (including asthma).

- Requirement for long term oxygen therapy.

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Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
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Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
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Statistical methods / analysis

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Completed
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Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this study is to see if fluticasone 500mcg/salmeterol 50mcg can improve the
survival of subjects with COPD and also assess the long term safety profile of this drug.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00268216
Trial related presentations / publications
Briggs AH, Glick HA, Lozano-Ortega G, Spencer M, Calverley PM, Jones PW, Vestbo J; TOwards a Revolution in COPD Health (TORCH) investigators. Is treatment with ICS and LABA cost-effective for COPD? Multinational economic analysis of the TORCH study. Eur Respir J. 2010 Mar;35(3):532-9. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00153108. Epub 2009 Aug 28.
Calverley PM, Anderson JA, Celli B, Ferguson GT, Jenkins C, Jones PW, Yates JC, Vestbo J; TORCH investigators. Salmeterol and fluticasone propionate and survival in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 22;356(8):775-89.
Celli BR, Thomas NE, Anderson JA, Ferguson GT, Jenkins CR, Jones PW, Vestbo J, Knobil K, Yates JC, Calverley PM. Effect of pharmacotherapy on rate of decline of lung function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: results from the TORCH study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug 15;178(4):332-8. doi: 10.1164/rccm.200712-1869OC. Epub 2008 May 29.
Jenkins CR, Jones PW, Calverley PM, Celli B, Anderson JA, Ferguson GT, Yates JC, Willits LR, Vestbo J. Efficacy of salmeterol/fluticasone propionate by GOLD stage of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: analysis from the randomised, placebo-controlled TORCH study. Respir Res. 2009 Jun 30;10:59. doi: 10.1186/1465-9921-10-59.
Crim C, Calverley PM, Anderson JA, Celli B, Ferguson GT, Jenkins C, Jones PW, Willits LR, Yates JC, Vestbo J. Pneumonia risk in COPD patients receiving inhaled corticosteroids alone or in combination: TORCH study results. Eur Respir J. 2009 Sep;34(3):641-7. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00193908. Epub 2009 May 14.
Ernst P, Suissa S. Pneumonia in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2008 May;10(3):223-8.
Ferguson GT, Calverley PMA, Anderson JA, Jenkins CR, Jones PW, Willits LR, Yates JC, Vestbo J, Celli B. Prevalence and progression of osteoporosis in patients with COPD: results from the TOwards a Revolution in COPD Health study. Chest. 2009 Dec;136(6):1456-1465. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-3016. Epub 2009 Jul 6.
Hanania NA. The impact of inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta-agonist combination therapy on outcomes in COPD. Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2008;21(3):540-50. doi: 10.1016/j.pupt.2007.12.004. Epub 2008 Jan 6. Review.
Houghton CM, Lawson N, Borrill ZL, Wixon CL, Yoxall S, Langley SJ, Woodcock A, Singh D. Comparison of the effects of salmeterol/fluticasone propionate with fluticasone propionate on airway physiology in adults with mild persistent asthma. Respir Res. 2007 Jul 14;8:52.
Johnson M, Agusti AG, Barnes NC. Reflections on TORCH: potential mechanisms for the survival benefit of salmeterol/fluticasone propionate in COPD patients. COPD. 2008 Dec;5(6):369-75. doi: 10.1080/15412550802522924.
Keene ON, Vestbo J, Anderson JA, Calverley PM, Celli B, Ferguson GT, Jenkins C, Jones PW. Methods for therapeutic trials in COPD: lessons from the TORCH trial. Eur Respir J. 2009 Nov;34(5):1018-23. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00122608.
Drummond MB, Wise RA, John M, Zvarich MT, McGarvey LP. Accuracy of death certificates in COPD: analysis from the TORCH trial. COPD. 2010 Jun;7(3):179-85. doi: 10.3109/15412555.2010.481695.
Marchand E. Effect of pharmacotherapy on rate of decline of FEV(1) in the TORCH study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Mar 1;179(5):426; author reply 426-7.
McGarvey LP, John M, Anderson JA, Zvarich M, Wise RA; TORCH Clinical Endpoint Committee. Ascertainment of cause-specific mortality in COPD: operations of the TORCH Clinical Endpoint Committee. Thorax. 2007 May;62(5):411-5. Epub 2007 Feb 20.
Middleton PG. Management of patients with COPD: a comparison of the INSPIRE and TORCH studies. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jul 1;178(1):106; author reply 106-7.
Miravitlles M, Anzueto A. Insights into interventions in managing COPD patients: lessons from the TORCH and UPLIFT studies. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2009;4:185-201. Epub 2009 May 7. Review.
Niewoehner DE. TORCH and UPLIFT: what has been learned from the COPD "mega-trials"? COPD. 2009 Feb;6(1):1-3. doi: 10.1080/15412550902723984.
Calverley PM, Anderson JA, Celli B, Ferguson GT, Jenkins C, Jones PW, Crim C, Willits LR, Yates JC, Vestbo J; TORCH Investigators. Cardiovascular events in patients with COPD: TORCH study results. Thorax. 2010 Aug;65(8):719-25. doi: 10.1136/thx.2010.136077.
Salmeterol plus fluticasone fails to reduce mortality in patients with COPD. Formulary 2007;42:245-6.
Stockley RA. Progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact of inflammation, comorbidities and therapeutic intervention. Curr Med Res Opin. 2009 May;25(5):1235-45. doi: 10.1185/03007990902868971 . Review.
Suissa S, Ernst P, Vandemheen KL, Aaron SD. Methodological issues in therapeutic trials of COPD. Eur Respir J. 2008 May;31(5):927-33. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00098307. Epub 2008 Jan 23. Review.
Vestbo J; TORCH Study Group. The TORCH (towards a revolution in COPD health) survival study protocol. Eur Respir J. 2004 Aug;24(2):206-10.
Vestbo J, Anderson JA, Calverley PM, Celli B, Ferguson GT, Jenkins C, Knobil K, Willits LR, Yates JC, Jones PW. Adherence to inhaled therapy, mortality and hospital admission in COPD. Thorax. 2009 Nov;64(11):939-43. doi: 10.1136/thx.2009.113662. Epub 2009 Aug 23.
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