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Use of Activated Recombinant FVII in Spinal Surgery

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00102037
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S

Brief Summary:
This trial is conducted in the United States of America (USA). The purpose of this clinical research trial is to understand how safe and effective Recombinant Activated FVII is for reducing bleeding and blood transfusions in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acquired Bleeding Disorder Spinal Fusion Drug: eptacog alfa (activated) Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of Safety of Activated Recombinant FVII as an Add-On Therapy in Spinal Surgery
Study Start Date : July 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2006

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Intervention Details:
  • Drug: eptacog alfa (activated)
    Other Name: activated recombinant human factor VII

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety variables [ Time Frame: Within 30 days after surgery ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy variables

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective spinal fusion surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of thrombotic disorders (myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, stroke, disseminated intravascular coagulation or peripheral artery thrombosis)
  • Any trauma within the last 3 months leading to hospitalization > 24 hours
  • Angina or known coronary artery disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00102037

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United States, California
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Sacramento, California, United States, 95817
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143-0728
United States, District of Columbia
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20007
United States, Florida
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
United States, Georgia
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
United States, Illinois
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
United States, New Jersey
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Newark, New Jersey, United States, 07103
United States, Pennsylvania
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
United States, Texas
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Plano, Texas, United States, 75093
United States, Virginia
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22908
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298-0541
United States, Washington
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98104-2499
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
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Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00102037    
Other Study ID Numbers: F7SPIN-2180
First Posted: January 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 13, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hemostatic Disorders
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders