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Dendritic Cells in Patients Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (DCalloTX)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2007 by Technische Universität Dresden.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: March 21, 2007
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Last verified: March 2007
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We plan to investigate prospectively and simultaneously skin and blood DC subtypes, their donor/recipient origin and the correlation of DC reconstitution kinetics with treatment, clinical outcome and incidence of aGvHD in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Condition Intervention
Graft Versus Host Disease
Procedure: blood draw, skin shave biopsy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of Dendritic Cells in Patients Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

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Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2010
Detailed Description:
Blood and skin DC reconstitution shall be investigated in patients affected by hematological diseases and receiving HLA-matched, mobilized peripheral blood stem cells from related or unrelated donors. We plan to simultaneously collect and process double biopsies, i.e. from graft versus host disease affected and non-lesional skin of patients at onset of acute graft versus host disease following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Emigration assay, Chimerism analysis and immunohistochemistry will be performed.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient undergoing an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Older than 18 years
  • WHO-Performance-Status 0 to3
  • Informed consent
  • Graft versus host disease of the skin

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clotting parameters more than double of normal
  • Infection of the skin
  • Leucocytes < 1000/µl; Thrombocytes < 20 000/µl
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00450268

Contact: Susanne Gretzinger, MD +49 351 458 ext 2583
Contact: Martin Bornhäuser, Professor *49 351 458 ext 4190

Universitätsklinik Carl Gustav Carus Recruiting
Dresden, Germany, 01307
Contact: Susanne Gretzinger, MD    +49 351 458 ext 2583   
Contact: Martin Bornhaeuser, MD    +49 351 458 ext 4190   
Principal Investigator: Susanne Gretzinger, MD         
Principal Investigator: Martin Bornhaeuser, Prof         
Principal Investigator: Christian Thiede, Prof         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität Dresden
Principal Investigator: Susanne Gretzinger, MD Universität Carl Gustav Carus Med Klinik I
  More Information Identifier: NCT00450268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EK208122001
Study First Received: March 21, 2007
Last Updated: March 21, 2007

Keywords provided by Technische Universität Dresden:
Graft versus host disease
Allogeneic hematpoietic stem cell transplantation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Graft vs Host Disease
Immune System Diseases processed this record on April 26, 2017