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Safety and Efficacy of Autologous Endothelial Progenitor Cell CD 133 for Therapeutic Angiogenesis (PROGENITOR)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: June 10, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 6, 2013
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Fundación Mutua Madrileña
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pilar Jimenez Quevedo, Hospital San Carlos, Madrid
The purpose of this study is to determine whether transendocardial injections of autologous endothelial progenitor cells CD 133 is safe and feasible in patients with refractory angina.

Condition Intervention Phase
Coronary Artery Disease Refractory Angina Biological: Selected CD 133+ cells Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety and Efficacy of Transendocardial Injection of Autologous Endothelial Progenitor Cell CD 133 for Therapeutics Angiogenesis

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Further study details as provided by Pilar Jimenez Quevedo, Hospital San Carlos, Madrid:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular event [ Time Frame: 6, 12 and 24 months ]
    cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI), ischemic stroke, need for revascularization or , procedure-related complications (: pericardial effusion/cardiac tamponade, vascular complications and sustained ventricular arrhythmias).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    The change in the myocardial perfusion defect at baseline versus follow-up measured by Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT). Treadmill test, and clinical evaluation (CCS, nº angina episodes/month, nº nitroglycerin /month, Quality of life by seattle questionnaire)

Enrollment: 28
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: selected CD133+cells
Transendocardial injection of selected CD133+cells
Biological: Selected CD 133+ cells
Endothelial progenitor cell CD 133
No Intervention: no injection
Boths groups were treated with G-CSF, underwent an apheresis and NOGA mapping

Detailed Description:
The PROGENITOR trial is a randomized, double-blinded, multicenter controlled trial including patients with Canadian cardiovascular society angina classification (CCS): II-IV and ischemic zones by SPECT but without any option for revascularization. Primary endpoint was to assess the safety and feasibility of transendocardial injection of selected CD133+cells. All patients were treated for 4-days with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and underwent apheresis. CD133+ cells were selected with CliniMacs system and were injected transendocardially guided by the NOGA XP system.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Functional class II- IV angina on maximal medical therapy
  • Myocardial Ischemia/viability demonstrated by a reversible perfusion defect by means imaging techniques
  • Patients should not be amenable to any type of revascularization procedure (percutaneous or surgical)
  • Signed informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age <18 years or >75 years.
  • Atrial fibrillation.
  • LV thrombus
  • Acute myocardial infarction in the last 3 months
  • An LV wall thickness of <8 mm at the target site for cell injection
  • A history of malignancy in the last 5 years
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00694642

Hospital Clinico San Carlos
Madrid, Spain, 28040
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pilar Jimenez Quevedo
Fundación Mutua Madrileña
Principal Investigator: Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo, MD,PhD Hostpial Clinico San Carlos
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pilar Jimenez Quevedo, MD, PhD, Hospital San Carlos, Madrid
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00694642     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: progenitorCD133
First Submitted: June 5, 2008
First Posted: June 10, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 6, 2013
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Pilar Jimenez Quevedo, Hospital San Carlos, Madrid:
Refractory angina

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases