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HIF-1 Regulated Endothelial Progenitor Cell (EPC) Recruitment in Burn Wound Healing

This study has been terminated.
(unable to recruit enough patients)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johns Hopkins University Identifier:
First received: November 21, 2008
Last updated: August 5, 2016
Last verified: August 2016
This research is being done to increase knowledge about wound healing and different factors that may affect healing in burn patients.

Condition Intervention
Wound Healing
Genetic: Healthy volunteers
Genetic: Burn volunteers

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: HIF-1 Regulated Endothelial Progenitor Cell Recruitment in Burn Wound Healing

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The identification of circulating angiogenic cells in the blood of individuals who have sustained a burn injury. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To characterize the time course of release of circulating angiogenic cells into the peripheral blood of individuals who have sustained a burn injury. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Enrollment: 41
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2014
Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Healthy volunteers
Healthy volunteers with no burn wounds
Genetic: Healthy volunteers
Comparison of healthy volunteers to burn wounded volunteers
Active Comparator: Burn volunteer
Burn wounded volunteers
Genetic: Burn volunteers
Comparison of burn wounded volunteers to healthy volunteers
Other Name: Burn wounds


Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 75 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Recruitment of patients at the Johns Hopkins Regional Burn Center for study will be based upon the following clinical criteria:

  1. Second degree scald burn of 10 cm2
  2. Age between 14 to 75 years
  3. Burn area equal or less than 95% of BSA
  4. Body temperature between 98.5 and 101 degree F
  5. Informed consent for enrolment into study
  6. Spanish speaking patients will be included when we have a Spanish consent form available.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. First and third degree burn wounds
  2. Hemodynamic instability (SBP below 100, HR over 100, urine output less than 30 ml/hour
  3. Area of burn over 20% of BSA
  4. Hypothermia T<98.5 or Hyperthermia T>101 degree F
  5. Urine output less than 30 ml/hour
  6. Serum albumin less than 3 mg/ml.
  7. Subjects weighing less than 50 kg.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00796627

United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Principal Investigator: John Harmon, MD Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT00796627     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_00018037
Study First Received: November 21, 2008
Last Updated: August 5, 2016

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins University:
Wound Healing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Burns processed this record on May 22, 2017