Bivalirudin PCI Registry in Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia/Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis Syndrome (HIT/HITTS) Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 10, 2011
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The Medicines Company

Brief Summary:
To monitor the frequency of the development of thrombocytopenia in patients with Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia/Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis Syndrome receiving bivalirudin during Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis Syndrome Drug: bivalirudin Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 150 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Bivalirudin PCI Registry in HIT/HITTS Patients
Study Start Date : September 2008
Primary Completion Date : September 2009

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Drug Information available for: Bivalirudin
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Patients with HIT/HITTS who require anticoagulation for PCI
Drug: bivalirudin
Bivalirudin; 0.75mg/kg/h IV bolus followed immediately by 1.75 mg/kg/h infusion for the duration of the procedure

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Platelet counts [ Time Frame: 6, 12, 24, 48 Hours ]

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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:

  • Clinically Documented History of HIT/HITTS
  • Suspicion of HIT/HITTS

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bleeding Diathesis
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Chronic Thrombocytopenia
  • Hematologic Malignancy
  • Contraindication to bivalirudin
  • Pregnant or nursing mothers

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00759083

United States, North Carolina
Duke Clinical Research Institute
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27705
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Medicines Company
Principal Investigator: Magnus Ohman, MD Duke Clinical Research Institute

Responsible Party: The Medicines Company Identifier: NCT00759083     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TMC-BIV-07-02
First Posted: September 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Platelet Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents