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Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Subjects With Traumatic Brain Injury

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: October 23, 2013
Last verified: October 2013

This trial is conducted in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and North America. The primary objective of the trial is to evaluate the safety of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in patients with brain contusions. The secondary objective of the trial is to evaluate the preliminary efficacy of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in preventing early haemorrhagic progression in contusive brain injury.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acquired Bleeding Disorder
Drug: activated recombinant human factor VII
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-centre, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Recombinant Factor VIIa (NovoSeven®/NiaStase®) in Subjects With Brain Contusions

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the Safety of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Subjects with Brain Contusions [ Time Frame: Within the first 15 days of injury ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the preliminary efficacy of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in preventing haemorrhagic progression in brain contusions [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 96
Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: May 2006
Primary Completion Date: May 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Contusive brain injury (including brain stem) diagnosed by history, clinical examination and confirmed by CT scan within 6 hours of onset
  • In British Columbia and Nova Scotia, subjects must be = 19 years.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00123591

Montreal, Canada, H3G 1A4
Helsinki, Finland, 00250
Hannover, Germany, 30625
New Dehli, New Delhi, India, 110029
Tel-Aviv, Israel, 64239
Cesena, Italy, 47023
Singapore, Singapore, 308443
Barcelona, Spain, 08035
Zürich, Switzerland, 8091
Taoyuan, Taiwan, 333
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Michael Tillinger Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00123591     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: F7CBI-1600, 2004-000088-92
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: October 23, 2013
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Singapore: Health Sciences Authority
Canada: Health Canada
Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency
Italy: Ministry of Health
Germany: Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration
Switzerland: Swissmedic
India: Ministry of Health processed this record on February 27, 2015