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AXIS 2: AX200 for the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke (AXIS-2)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00927836
First Posted: June 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co KG
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of AX200 (filgrastim) in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke and to assess the safety and tolerability of AX200.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Ischemic Stroke Biological: Filgrastim Drug: Sodium chloride solution Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: AXIS 2: AX200 for the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke - A Multinational, Multicenter, Randomized, Doubleblind, Placebo-controlled Phase II Trial

Further study details as provided by Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co KG:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement on mRS relative to placebo-treated patients [ Time Frame: day 90 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement on NIHSS relative to placebo-treated patients [ Time Frame: day 90 ]

Enrollment: 328
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: AX200 Biological: Filgrastim
135 μg/kg body weight total dose Short term infusion (20 to 30 minutes) and continuous infusion over 3 days
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Sodium chloride solution
Short term infusion (20 to 30 minutes) and continuous infusion over 3 days

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Major Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke with an onset within 9 hours prior to start of study agent administration
  • ischemic stroke in the MCA territory confirmed by MRI (diffusion)
  • age ≥18 years and ≤85 years
  • lesion size on DWI ≥15 ccm
  • written informed consent

Major Exclusion Criteria:

  • prior to current stroke: inability to walk or to lead an independent life
  • life expectancy less or equal 6 months
  • stupor or coma
  • lacunar infarct
  • any evidence of ICH
  • malignant hypertension
  • presence of history of active malignancies
  • platelet count <100/nl at randomization
  • leukocyte count >20/nl at randomization
  • congenital neutropenia
  • pregnant or lactating women
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00927836


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co KG
Investigators
Study Chair: Frank Rathgeb, Dr. Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co KG
Study Director: Rico Laage, Dr. Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co KG
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sygnis Bioscience GmbH & Co KG
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00927836     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AX200-101
EudraCT 2008-006444-19
First Submitted: June 24, 2009
First Posted: June 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Ischemia
Cerebral Infarction
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia