Infusion of 5-Azacytidine (5-AZA) Into the Fourth Ventricle in Children With Recurrent Posterior Fossa Ependymoma (5-AZA)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02940483|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 21, 2016
Last Update Posted : November 30, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Brain Tumor Recurrent||Drug: 5-Azacytidine||Early Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||6 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Infusion of 5-Azacytidine (5-AZA) Into the Fourth Ventricle or Resection Cavity in Children With Recurrent Posterior Fossa Ependymoma: A Pilot Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 1, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 28, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 28, 2018|
Experimental: 5-Azacytidine Infusion
12 infusions (once a week) into implanted fourth ventricle catheter/Ommaya reservoir following surgical catheter placement into fourth ventricle.
5-Azacytidine 10 mg into the fourth ventricle of the brain via the Ommaya reservoir 1 day a week for 12 weeks.
Other Name: Vidaza, Mylosar
- Number of patients with grade 3 through grade 5 new neurological adverse events that are related to study drug, graded according to NCI CTCAE Version 4.0 [ Time Frame: 4 months ]New neurological deficit defined as new cranial neuropathy, nystagmus, change in mental status, motor deficit or cerebellar finding (ataxia, dysmetria, dysdiadochokinesis) that is attributed by treating physicians to intraventricular 5-Azacytidine infusions. Primary endpoint for basis of safety monitoring is acute toxicity occurring at any time within 30 days of receiving the intraventricular 5-Azacytidine infusion. Rate of acute toxicity monitored using Bayesian method of Thall and Sung. Method of Kaplan and Meier used to estimate unadjusted distributions o time to a neurological deficit and progression free survival time and summary statistic of all variable computed and tabulated.
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|United States, Texas|
|UTHealth & Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||David I Sandberg, M.D.||UTHealth|