Thymoglobulin and Cyclosporine in Patients With Aplastic Anemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00806598|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2008
Results First Posted : March 6, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Myelodysplastic Syndrome Aplastic Anemia||Drug: Thymoglobulin Drug: Cyclosporine Drug: Methylprednisolone Drug: G-CSF||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||53 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Phase II Study of Combination of Thymoglobulin, Cyclosporine, Methylprednisone, and Granulocyte Colony-stimulating Factor (GCSF) in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Aplastic Anemia or With Hypoplastic or Low/Intermediate-1 Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome|
|Study Start Date :||May 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2012|
Experimental: Thymoglobulin + Cyclosporin
Combination of Thymoglobulin 3.5 or 2.5 mg/kg/day intravenous (IV) for 5 days + Methylprednisone 1 mg/kg/day IV for 5 days, before each dose Thymoglobulin + Cyclosporin 5 mg/kg orally for 6 months following Thymoglobulin + Granulocyte - Colony Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) 5 microgram/kg subcutaneously daily up to 3 months
3.5 or 2.5 mg/kg/day IV for 5 days
5 mg/kg orally for 6 months; start after completing thymoglobulin.
1 mg/kg/day IV for 5 days, given before each dose of thymoglobulin.
5 microgram/kg subcutaneously daily up to 3 months, start after thymoglobulin.
- Overall Response [ Time Frame: From date of randomization until the date of first documented progression or date of death from any cause, whichever came first. Assessed first at 3 months on study, continuing monthly up to 3 years. ]Complete response (CR) was defined as normalization of peripheral blood and bone marrow with <5% blasts, a peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >/= 1 * 10^9/l, hemoglobin >/= 100g/l, and a platelet count >/= * 10^9/l, Partial Response (PR) was defined as transfusion independence with a peripheral blood ANC >=/ 0.05 * 10^9/l, a platelet count >/= 20 * 10^9/l, and a hemoglobin >/= 40 g/l. Hematologic improvement was defined as a clinically relevant increase in hemoglobin, platelets or absolute neutrophil count.
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|United States, Texas|
|UT MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Tapan M. Kadia, M.D.||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|