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Registration number
ACTRN12619001524189
Ethics application status
Approved
Date submitted
13/09/2019
Date registered
5/11/2019
Date last updated
13/10/2020
Date data sharing statement initially provided
5/11/2019
Type of registration
Prospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
The DeLIVER NZ Study will evaluate the safety of the Integrated Radio Frequency (iRF) Denervation System which is designed to improve hyperglycemia in 30 type 2 diabetic patients.
Scientific title
A Prospective, Single-Arm, Multi-Center Study of the Metavention Integrated Radio Frequency Denervation System to Improve Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects in New Zealand
Secondary ID [1] 299280 0
Nil known
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
DELIVER NZ
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 314413 0
Condition category
Condition code
Metabolic and Endocrine 312754 312754 0 0
Diabetes

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
The iRF System is a percutaneous, catheter-based device which uses RF energy to circumferentially denervate the sympathetic nerves surrounding the common hepatic artery (CHA) while minimizing injury to the arterial wall. The iRF System consists of the following components:
1. Single-use, monopolar, iRF Catheter that contains four (4) electrodes; provided sterile
2. Reusable, Radiofrequency Generator (RFG) with an Integrated Syringe Pump
3. Single-use, Generator Accessory Kit that contains a Syringe Cassette, two (2) tubing sets, and a waste collection bag, provided sterile
4. Single-use, Extension Cable, provided sterile

This procedure will be completed by an Interventional Cardiologist/Radiologist that has been trained on the device. It will occur in a catheterization laboratory or appropriate surgical setting. Up to 2 ablations will be administered during one procedure which will last no more than 2 hours.

Clinical observation and monitoring by the treating physician of the iRF system will be conducted throughout the procedure. The generator will also display system progress.
Each denervation cycle will provide 6 Watts of energy for 150 seconds to the common hepatic artery. Up to 2 cycles can be administered per procedure.

Intervention code [1] 315561 0
Treatment: Devices
Comparator / control treatment
No control group
Control group
Uncontrolled

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 321381 0
The incidence rate of device related serious adverse device effects (SADEs) from time of Index Procedure through 90 days.
Some potential adverse events include but are not limited to: post operative pain, hematoma at the access site, tenderness and swelling at the catheter insertion site, allergic reaction to materials used, high or low blood pressure or damage to the liver. All events will be assessed using a variety of methods including: monitoring of vital signs, blood labs, glucose testing, imaging and self-reporting. Patients will be closely monitored by the study physician throughout study participation.
Timepoint [1] 321381 0
90 days post procedure
Secondary outcome [1] 374824 0
Glycemic control will be measured through blood labs of:
HbA1c

Timepoint [1] 374824 0
30, 90, 180 and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [2] 374825 0
Change in Office Blood Pressure assessed while in the physicians office using their standard method of assessing blood pressure with a sphygmomanometer.
Timepoint [2] 374825 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [3] 374826 0
Change in liver MRI-PDFF
Timepoint [3] 374826 0
90 and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [4] 374827 0
Clinical and laboratory assessment changes in:
Waist circumference measured through clinical examination (using standard of care items, such as a measuring tape).



Timepoint [4] 374827 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [5] 374828 0
Adverse Event rate:
Summary of all reported adverse events during the study. At each follow-up visit, the investigator or designee will determine and report any adverse event occurrences using the Adverse Event Case Report From designed for this study. Adverse events can be reported at anytime throughout the study by the patient or study staff.
Timepoint [5] 374828 0
365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [6] 375640 0
Glycemic control will be measured through blood labs of:
Fructosamine
Timepoint [6] 375640 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [7] 375641 0
Glycemic control will be measured through blood labs of:
Fasting Plasma Glucose
Timepoint [7] 375641 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [8] 375642 0
Clinical and laboratory assessment changes in:
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)
Timepoint [8] 375642 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [9] 375643 0
This is a composite outcome, using the 3 blood tests below.
Clinical and laboratory assessment changes in:
Mixed Meal Tolerance test (MMTT) measuring blood levels of the following taken at regular intervals 30 mins prior to meal and for 180 mins after:
glucose
insulin
C-peptide
Timepoint [9] 375643 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [10] 375644 0
Clinical and laboratory assessment changes in:
Blood levels of Triglycerides
Timepoint [10] 375644 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [11] 376552 0
Changes in hepatic function by assessing blood levels of:
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)
Timepoint [11] 376552 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [12] 376553 0
Changes in hepatic functions by assessing blood levels of:
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)
Timepoint [12] 376553 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [13] 376554 0
Changes in hepatic function by assessing blood levels of:
Bilirubin (Total)
Timepoint [13] 376554 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [14] 376555 0
Changes in hepatic functions by assessing blood levels of:
Albumin
Timepoint [14] 376555 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [15] 376556 0
Changes in hepatic functions by assessing blood levels of:
Total protein (TP)
Timepoint [15] 376556 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure
Secondary outcome [16] 376557 0
Changes in hepatic functions by assessing blood levels of:
Globulin
Timepoint [16] 376557 0
30, 90, 180, and 365 days post Index Procedure

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Each subject must meet the following criteria to be eligible for this study:
1) Age greater than or equal to 22 and less than or equal to 70 years old
2) Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis:
a) HbA1c of 53 mmol/mol – 86 mmol/mol (7.0% – 10.0%)
b) On a consistent drug regimen of metformin or metformin/vildagliptin for at least 90 days prior to baseline
3) Waist circumference greater than or equal to 102 cm (male) and greater than or equal to 88 cm (female)
4) Diagnosis of hypertension: SBP greater than or equal to 140 mmHg OR on greater than or equal to 2 hypertension medications with SBP greater than or equal to 130 mmHg
5) Documented status of stable lifestyle modifications
6) Willing to comply with study requirements, including follow-up visits
7) Women of childbearing potential (WOCBP) must be using at least one acceptable method of contraception throughout the study
Minimum age
22 Years
Maximum age
70 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
8) BMI >40 kg/m2
9) Diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
10) Current use of diabetes medications other than metformin and/or vildagliptin/metformin
11) Current use of >2 hypertension medications
12) Two or more self-reported or documented severe hypoglycemia events (severe hypoglycemia event defined as severe cognitive impairment requiring external assistance for recovery) in the 180 days prior to Baseline, or any severe hypoglycemia event from the time of Baseline until Index Procedure
13) One or more documented hyperglycemia episodes requiring hospitalization in the 180 days prior to Baseline
14) A history of bariatric surgery, renal denervation, baroreflex activation therapy, or liver transplant, or these procedures are planned in the 365 days following Index Procedure
15) Any surgical procedure within 30 days prior to Index Procedure
16) History or current gallstones (Note: subjects who have had a cholecystectomy are not excluded)
17) Previous hepatobiliary surgery/intervention that in the opinion of the investigator could preclude the ability to perform denervation of the common hepatic artery
18) Currently taking the following medications within 90 days prior to screening and/or there is a need or anticipated need for these medications during the study:
a) High dose vitamin E (>400 IU/day)
b) Systemic Corticosteroids
c) Anticonvulsants
d) Centrally acting sympatholytics
19) Use of anticoagulation therapy which cannot be discontinued from 7 days before to 14 days after the Index Procedure
20) Any other condition(s) that would compromise the safety of the Subject or compromise study quality as judged by the Investigator
21) eGFR <60 mL/min/1.73 m2
22) History or diagnosis of proliferative retinopathy or advanced autonomic neuropathy (e.g., orthostatic hypotension attributable to autonomic neuropathy, a diagnosis of gastroparesis, or a clinical history strongly suggestive of delayed gastric emptying)
23) Myocardial infarction, unstable angina, stroke, or transient ischemic attack within the 180 days prior to Baseline, or has widespread atherosclerosis, with documented intravascular thrombosis or unstable plaques
24) Documented history or concurrent signs of significant thyroid disease NOTE: If a subject is on chronic thyroid drug treatment, and has a serum TSH test result in normal range at Baseline they may enter study
25) Uncorrectable bleeding diathesis, platelet dysfunction, thrombocytopenia with platelet count < 100,000/microliter, or documented coagulopathy
26) Significant alcohol consumption, defined as more than 2 drink units per day (equivalent to 20 g) in women and 3 drink units per day (equivalent to 30 g) in men, or inability to reliably quantify alcohol intake
27) Active substance abuse, based on Investigator judgment, including inhaled or injected drugs, within 1 year prior to the initial screening
28) Significant weight loss within the last 6 months (e.g., >10% total body weight loss)
29) Hepatic decompensation defined as the presence of any of the following:
a) Serum albumin less than 3.5 g/dL
b) International normalized ratio (INR) greater than 1.4 (unless due to therapeutic anticoagulants)
c) Total bilirubin greater than 2 mg/dL with the exception of Gilbert syndrome
d) History of esophageal varices, ascites, or hepatic encephalopathy
30) ALT or AST greater than 200 U/L
31) Diagnosis of liver cirrhosis
32) Chronic liver or biliary disease of the following etiology:
a) History or evidence of Hepatitis B
b) History or evidence of Hepatitis C
c) History or evidence of current active autoimmune hepatitis
d) History or evidence of primary biliary cholangitis
e) History or evidence of primary sclerosing cholangitis
f) History or evidence of Wilson's disease
g) History or evidence of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
h) History or evidence of hemochromatosis
i) History or evidence of drug-induced liver disease, as defined on the basis of typical exposure and history
j) Known bile duct obstruction
k) Suspected or proven liver cancer
33) History of acute or chronic pancreatitis
34) Subjects unable to undergo MRI-PDFF or CT for any reasons:
35) Currently enrolled in any other investigational trial
36) History of epilepsy
37) Iliac/femoral artery stenosis precluding insertion of the catheter
38) Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Anatomic Exclusions from CT Angiogram
39) Replaced or accessory LHA or RHA determined on CT Angiogram
40) Vessel tortuosity or variant vascular anatomy that could preclude the access or maneuvering of the device from the femoral artery to the target location
41) Evidence of intraluminal thrombus
42) CHA vessel diameter <4.0mm or >7.0mm
43) CHA diameter stenosis >30%
44) CHA vessel length <20mm

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Non-randomised trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Single group
Other design features
Phase
Not Applicable
Type of endpoint(s)
Safety/efficacy
Statistical methods / analysis
Descriptive Statistics

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Recruiting
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 21857 0
New Zealand
State/province [1] 21857 0

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 303812 0
Commercial sector/Industry
Name [1] 303812 0
Metavention, Inc.
Address [1] 303812 0
10900 73rd Avenue North
Suite 101
Maple Grove, MN 55369
USA
Country [1] 303812 0
United States of America
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Name
Metavention, Inc.
Address
10900 73rd Avenue North
Suite 101
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Country
United States of America
Secondary sponsor category [1] 303933 0
None
Name [1] 303933 0
Address [1] 303933 0
Country [1] 303933 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Approved
Ethics committee name [1] 304327 0
New Zealand Northern B Health and Disabilities Ethics Committee
Ethics committee address [1] 304327 0
Ministry of Health
Health and Disabilities Ethics Committee
P.O. Box 5013
Wellington, NZ 6140
Ethics committee country [1] 304327 0
New Zealand
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 304327 0
19/09/2019
Approval date [1] 304327 0
15/11/2019
Ethics approval number [1] 304327 0
19/NTB/164

Summary
Brief summary
The liver plays a central role in regulating blood glucose levels. The nerves around the liver arteries play a role in stimulating the liver to release glucose in to the blood stream. The process of disrupting the liver artery nerves is called hepatic denervation.
The purpose of the DeLIVER Study is to evaluate the safety of hepatic denervation using the Integrated Radio Frequency (iRF) Denervation System and to detect any improvement in controlling blood sugar and other parameters involved in your metabolism following the hepatic denervation procedure.
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 96554 0
Dr Mark Webster
Address 96554 0
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Green Lane Cardiovascular Service
Auckland City Hospital
Private Bag 92-024
Park Road, Grafton
Auckland 1142
New Zealand
Country 96554 0
New Zealand
Phone 96554 0
+6493670000
Fax 96554 0
Email 96554 0
mwebster@adhb.govt.nz
Contact person for public queries
Name 96555 0
Mrs Megan Brandt
Address 96555 0
Metavention, Inc
10900 73rd Avenue North
Country 96555 0
United States of America
Phone 96555 0
+16128148204
Fax 96555 0
Email 96555 0
deliver@metavention.com
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 96556 0
Dr Mark Webster
Address 96556 0
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Green Lane Cardiovascular Service
Auckland City Hospital
Private Bag 92-024
Park Road, Grafton
Auckland 1142
New Zealand
Country 96556 0
New Zealand
Phone 96556 0
+6493670000
Fax 96556 0
Email 96556 0
mwebster@adhb.govt.nz

Data sharing statement
Will individual participant data (IPD) for this trial be available (including data dictionaries)?
No
No/undecided IPD sharing reason/comment
What supporting documents are/will be available?
No other documents available
Summary results
No Results