Use of Adult Autologous Stem Cells in Treating People 2 to 3 Weeks After Having a Heart Attack (The Late TIME Study)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Lemuel A Moye III, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00684060
First received: May 22, 2008
Last updated: January 18, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
Results First Received: April 9, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Interventions: Biological: Adult stem cells
Biological: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
Enrollment took place at five Network centers and their associated satellite facilities between July 8, 2008 and February 28, 2011. The main centers are located in Ohio, Texas, Florida, Minnesota, and Tennessee. Study brochures, patient informational DVDs, and clinical trials.gov were among the tools used for recruitment.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Stem Cell Arm Participants will receive active stem cell infusion 2 to 3 weeks after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Placebo Arm Participants will receive placebo infusion (5% human serum albumin [HSA]) 2 to 3 weeks after a PCI.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Stem Cell Arm     Placebo Arm  
STARTED     58     29  
COMPLETED     55     26  
NOT COMPLETED     3     3  
Lost to Follow-up                 1                 0  
New stenosis identified                 1                 0  
Unable to collect MRI                 1                 2  
Death                 0                 1  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Stem Cell Arm Participants will receive active stem cell infusion 2 to 3 weeks after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Placebo Arm Participants will receive placebo infusion (5% human serum albumin [HSA]) 2 to 3 weeks after a PCI.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Stem Cell Arm     Placebo Arm     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  58     29     87  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  57.6  ± 11     54.6  ± 11     57  ± 11  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     12     3     15  
Male     46     26     72  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     58     29     87  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Global Left Ventricular Function   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]

2.  Primary:   Regional Left Ventricular Function (Infarct Zone Wall Motion)   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]

3.  Primary:   Regional Left Ventricular Function (Border Zone Wall Motion)   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]

4.  Secondary:   Combined Endpoint   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]
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Measure Type Secondary
Measure Title Combined Endpoint
Measure Description Combined endpoint: first of death, reinfarction, repeat revascularization, and hospitalization for heart failure. This is measured as the proportion of patients who have at least one of these outcomes by six months.
Time Frame Measured at Baseline and Month 6  
Safety Issue Yes  

Population Description
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All randomized patients were followed for clinical outcomes. However the paucity of events precluded a reliable time to event analysis.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Stem Cell Arm Participants will receive active stem cell infusion 2 to 3 weeks after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Placebo Arm Participants will receive placebo infusion (5% human serum albumin [HSA]) 2 to 3 weeks after a PCI.

Measured Values
    Stem Cell Arm     Placebo Arm  
Number of Participants Analyzed  
[units: participants]
  58     29  
Combined Endpoint  
[units: participants]
  3     4  


Statistical Analysis 1 for Combined Endpoint
Groups [1] All groups
Method [2] Fisher Exact
P Value [3] <0.05
Odds Ratio (OR) [4] 0.30
95% Confidence Interval ( 0.08 to 1.17 )
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5.  Secondary:   Left Ventricular Mass   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]

6.  Secondary:   End Diastolic Volume Index   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]

7.  Secondary:   End Systolic Volume Index   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]

8.  Secondary:   Infarct Volume   [ Time Frame: Measured at Baseline and Month 6 ]
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Measure Type Secondary
Measure Title Infarct Volume
Measure Description Infarct volume(mL). Values reported represent the change in infarct volume from baseline to six months.
Time Frame Measured at Baseline and Month 6  
Safety Issue No  

Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.

Only participants with both baseline and 6 month MRI images available are included.

Values reported represent the change in infarct volume from baseline to six months.


Reporting Groups
  Description
Stem Cell Arm Participants will receive active stem cell infusion 2 to 3 weeks after a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Placebo Arm Participants will receive placebo infusion (5% human serum albumin [HSA]) 2 to 3 weeks after a PCI.

Measured Values
    Stem Cell Arm     Placebo Arm  
Number of Participants Analyzed  
[units: participants]
  55     25  
Infarct Volume  
[units: mL]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  -3.5  ± 19.0     -2.0  ± 14.4  


Statistical Analysis 1 for Infarct Volume
Groups [1] All groups
Method [2] t-test, 2 sided
P Value [3] <0.05
Mean Difference (Net) [4] -1.5
Standard Error of the mean ± 17.7
95% Confidence Interval ( -9.9 to 6.9 )
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  Comparison of change in the active group minus change in the control group.
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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Limitations and Caveats
Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Lack of in-vivo testing of cell product. While there are several different approaches to measure myocardial strain (myocardial tagging, DENSE, etc.), these were not employed in this study due to the need for specialized expertise at each site.  


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Lemuel Moye, MD, PhD
Organization: UT-Houston School of Public Health
phone: 713-500-9518
e-mail: Lemmoye@msn.com


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Responsible Party: Dr Lemuel A Moye III, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00684060     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 578, 1U01HL087318, 1 U01-HL-087318-01 (Project 2)
Study First Received: May 22, 2008
Results First Received: April 9, 2012
Last Updated: January 18, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration