Human Upper Extremity (Hand and Forearm) Allotransplantation
This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
University of Pittsburgh
Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
San Antonio Military Medical Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Vijay Gorantla, University of Pittsburgh
First received: July 23, 2008
Last updated: February 9, 2016
Last verified: February 2016
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||January 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||January 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Gorantla VS, Schneeberger S, Moore LR, Donnenberg VS, Zimmerlin L, Lee WP, Donnenberg AD. Development and validation of a procedure to isolate viable bone marrow cells from the vertebrae of cadaveric organ donors for composite organ grafting. Cytotherapy. 2012 Jan;14(1):104-13. doi: 10.3109/14653249.2011.605350.
Lang RS, Gorantla VS, Esper S, Montoya M, Losee JE, Hilmi IA, Sakai T, Lee WP, Raval JS, Kiss JE, Shores JT, Brandacher G, Planinsic RM. Anesthetic management in upper extremity transplantation: the Pittsburgh experience. Anesth Analg. 2012 Sep;115(3):678-88. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31825da401.
Schneeberger S, Gorantla VS, Brandacher G, Zeevi A, Demetris AJ, Lunz JG, Metes DM, Donnenberg AD, Shores JT, Dimartini AF, Kiss JE, Imbriglia JE, Azari K, Goitz RJ, Manders EK, Nguyen VT, Cooney DS, Wachtman GS, Keith JD, Fletcher DR, Macedo C, Planinsic R, Losee JE, Shapiro R, Starzl TE, Lee WP. Upper-extremity transplantation using a cell-based protocol to minimize immunosuppression. Ann Surg. 2013 Feb;257(2):345-51. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31826d90bb.