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Alfimeprase for Thrombolysis in Acute Peripheral Arterial Occlusion

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by:
ARCA Biopharma, Inc. Identifier:
First received: November 24, 2003
Last updated: December 16, 2009
Last verified: November 2006
This trial is for patients with acute occlusion of one of the arteries supplying blood to the leg. The trial is designed to determine the safety and activity of a novel clot dissolving (thrombolytic) drug (alfimeprase).

Condition Intervention Phase
Arterial Occlusive Diseases Peripheral Vascular Diseases Thrombosis Drug: Alfimeprase Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Multicenter, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety and Activity of Alfimeprase in Patients With Acute Peripheral Arterial Occlusion

Further study details as provided by ARCA Biopharma, Inc.:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: June 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • Patients with acute peripheral arterial occlusion of the lower limb (onset of symptoms within 14 days)
  • Rutherford Class I or IIa (minimal sensory loss, no muscle weakness, audible venous flow)
  • Age 18 or above
  • Able to consent
  • Able to follow up
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00073554

United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
ARCA Biopharma, Inc.
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  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00073554     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HA002
Study First Received: November 24, 2003
Last Updated: December 16, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Embolism and Thrombosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis processed this record on July 28, 2017