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Study of Transplant Related Anemia Treated With Aranesp® (STRATA)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 4, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The purpose of this study was to evaluate Aranesp® administered subcutaneously (SC) to maintain hemoglobin (Hb) levels in renal transplant recipients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Anemia Drug: Aranesp® Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of Transplant Related Anemia Treated With Aranesp® (STRATA)

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hemoglobin values

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • SF-36 summary and individual domain scores at week 24


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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: - Subjects who are greater than 6 months post-renal transplant (living or cadaveric) - Using adequate contraceptive precaution, if of childbearing potential - Available for follow-up assessments and dosing visits - Hb concentration less than 11.0 g/dL within 3 months of screening and a hemoglobin concentration less than 11.0 during the screening period Exclusion Criteria: - Expected to initiate dialysis or transplantation or be scheduled for a kidney transplant within 6 months of study start, or have less than 1 year life expectancy - Systemic hematologic disease, myeloma, hemolytic anemia, or malignancy (excluding basal cell carcinoma) - Active systemic or chronic infection - Uncontrolled hypertension defined as diastolic blood pressure greater than 110 mm Hg on 2 separate occasions during the 2 weeks prior to screening - Known hypersensitivity to Aranesp® or any of the product's excipients - Disorders that compromise the ability of the subject to give written informed consent and/or to comply with study procedures - Use of any erythropoietic protein or androgen therapy within the 12 weeks prior to screening - Females who are pregnant or breast-feeding - Currently enrolled in or received treatment in an investigational drug/device trial within the past 30 days - Have previously been enrolled in this study - Recent history (within 12 weeks prior to screening) of severe cardiovascular events, grand mal seizure, dialysis or major surgery - Have received a red blood cell transfusion(s) within 8 weeks prior to screening, or currently have active bleeding
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00117065

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: MD Amgen
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00117065     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20030139
First Submitted: June 30, 2005
First Posted: July 4, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by Amgen:
Kidney transplant, Renal transplant
Aranesp®, Darbepoetin alfa
Amgen, Q2W dosing, Q4W dosing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hematologic Diseases
Darbepoetin alfa