Factor Xa Inhibitor for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement (PEARL-1)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 6, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 19, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Astellas Pharma Inc

Brief Summary:
Evaluate the safety and tolerability of escalating oral doses of YM150 in patients undergoing elective primary total knee replacement surgery

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Thromboembolism Drug: YM150 Drug: enoxaparin Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 367 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Factor Xa Inhibitor YM150 for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized, Enoxaparin-controlled, Open Label, Dose-escalation Study
Study Start Date : December 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Knee Replacement
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Dose regimen 1
Drug: YM150
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: enoxaparin
Sub cutaneous
Experimental: 3
Dose regimen 2
Drug: YM150

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. All clinically relevant bleeds during treatment rated as major or clinically relevant non-major, and/or incidence of death due to any cause during study treatment [ Time Frame: 2 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Venous thromboembolism and/or bleeds [ Time Frame: 2 Weeks ]
  2. Other safety assessments [ Time Frame: 2 Weeks ]
  3. PK, PD variables [ Time Frame: 2 Weeks ]

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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:

  • Scheduled for elective primary total knee replacement surgery
  • Legal minimum age requirement ( country-specific)
  • Written informed consent has been obtained

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Documented history or considered to be at increased risk of venous thromboembolism
  • Subjects considered to be at increased risk of bleeding:

    • Known hemorrhagic disorder and/or coagulation disorder
    • Thrombocytopenia
    • Clinically important bleeding occurred within 3 months prior to the screening visit
  • Acute bacterial endocarditis
  • Severe hypertension
  • Retinopathy
  • Concomitant use of anticoagulants / antiplatelet agents (including homeopathic drugs) and/or anticipated postoperative need for other reasons than prevention of DVT during the study period.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00408239

Jakarta, Indonesia, 14460
Chubu region, Japan
Chugoku region, Japan
Kansai region, Japan
Kanto region, Japan
Kyushyu region, Japan
Shikoku region, Japan
Tohoku region, Japan
Korea, Republic of
In Cheon, Korea, Republic of, 405-760
Jeonnam, Korea, Republic of, 519-809
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 110-744
Kelantan, Malaysia, 16150
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 59100
Manila, Philippines, 1008
Quezon City, Philippines, 1114
Singapore, Singapore
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 833
Bangkok, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50200
Sponsors and Collaborators
Astellas Pharma Inc
Study Chair: Central Contact Astellas Pharma Inc

Responsible Party: Astellas Pharma Inc Identifier: NCT00408239     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 150-CL-029
First Posted: December 6, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 19, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:
Factor Xa inhibitor
Knee Replacement
Prevention and Control

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venous Thromboembolism
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Factor Xa Inhibitors
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action