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Safety and Efficacy of PolyHeme(R) in Hemorrhagic Shock Following Traumatic Injuries Beginning in the Pre-Hospital Setting

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2006 by Northfield Laboratories.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
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First received: January 28, 2004
Last updated: July 31, 2006
Last verified: July 2006
This study is designed to assess the survival benefit of administering PolyHeme to severely injured trauma patients in hemorrhagic shock beginning in the prehospital setting, where blood is not available, and continuing throughout a 12-hour postinjury hospital setting.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hemorrhagic Shock Drug: Poly SFH-P Injection Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Multicenter, Parallel Group Study Using Provisions for Exception From Informed Consent Requirements Designed to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Poly SFH-P Injection [Polymerized Human Hemoglobin (Pyridoxylated), PolyHeme(R)] When Used to Treat Patients in Hemorrhagic Shock Following Traumatic Injuries Beginning in the Prehospital Setting

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients following trauma who have sustained blood loss and are in shock

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have sustained unsurvivable injuries
  • Patients who have severe head injury
  • Pregnant females
  • Patients found in cardiac arrest
  • Patients who object to participation (e.g., religious grounds, wearing exclusion bracelet).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00076648

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Northfield Laboratories
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00076648     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RTBSE-11-(N)
Study First Received: January 28, 2004
Last Updated: July 31, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shock, Hemorrhagic
Wounds and Injuries
Pathologic Processes
Hemorrhage processed this record on September 21, 2017