Stem Cells for Treating Critical Ischemia

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2007 by Instituto de Molestias Cardiovasculares.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : June 13, 2008
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Instituto de Molestias Cardiovasculares

Brief Summary:
Collection of bone marrow blood Selection of mononuclear cells dilution with albumin injection into the calf muscles through 40 shots

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Critical Limb Ischemia Ischemic Ulcers Procedure: stem cells transplant Phase 1

Detailed Description:
About 500cc of blood are collected from the iliac bone marrow under epidural anesthesia.In the cell therapy lab this blood is harvested and mononuclear cells are separated.This procedure takes roughly 4 hours.After dilution in albumin (40cc)the mononuclear cells are injected into the calf muscles through 40 shots.This procedure is indicated for patients with lower limb ischemia on whom all the others known therapies have failed

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 10 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: the Use of Autogenous Adult Stem Cells in the Treatment of Critical Ischemia
Study Start Date : April 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2007

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Suppress pain and heal ischemic ulcers [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. improve quality of life [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fontaine's classification grade 3 and 4 patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Record of cancer in the last 5 years
  • Over 80 years
  • Diabetic retinopathy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00488020

Contact: Jose D Araújo, MD 551732034000

Instituto de Molestias Cardiovasculares Recruiting
São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 15015-210
Contact: Jose D Araujo, MD    551732034000 ext 112 br   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto de Molestias Cardiovasculares
Principal Investigator: Jose D Araújo, MD Instituto de Molestias Cardiovasculares Identifier: NCT00488020     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: imc1
First Posted: June 19, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2008
Last Verified: June 2007

Keywords provided by Instituto de Molestias Cardiovasculares:
rest pain
ischemic ulcers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes