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Intra-Arterial Catheter Directed Therapy for Severe Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00146978
First Posted: September 7, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 7, 2006
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Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose
Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a major complication of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT), resulting in death in the majority of steroid resistant patients. The study was designed to assess the efficacy of regional intra-arterial treatment in patients with resistant hepatic and/or gastro-intestinal GVHD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Graft vs Host Disease Procedure: intra-arterial treatment Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Phase 1/2 Study to Evaluate Intra-Arterial Catheter Directed Therapy for Severe Gastro-Intestinal and/or Hepatic Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the efficacy of intra-arterial Methylprednisolone treatment in decreasing the severity of acute GVHD.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 1. Time to GVHD response. 2. Overall survival. 3. Disease free survival. 4. Acute toxicity.

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: December 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2005
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Recipient of allogeneic stem cell transplantation. AGVHD of liver and or GI tract, grade 2-4. Resistant AGVHD. Signed a written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

Not fulfilling any of the inclusion criteria. Active life-threatening infection. Inability to comply with study requirements. Contraindication to arterial catheterization. Has been diagnosed with multi organ failure.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00146978


Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael Y Shapira, MD Hadassah Medical Organization