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Fragmin for the Treatment of Acute VTE in Pediatric Cancer Patients

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified December 2017 by Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 6, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 8, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Three month treatment of acute VTE with Fragmin in pediatric cancer patients

Condition Intervention Phase
Venous Thromboembolism Drug: dalteparin Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Three Month Prospective Open Label Study Of Therapy With Fragmin(Registered) (Dalteparin Sodium Injection) In Children With Venous Thromboembolism With Or Without Malignancies

Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy [ Time Frame: 90 Days ]
    Efficacy: Thrombus resolution at the end of study or early termination visit will be measured by repeating the same imaging method used at baseline. [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety [ Time Frame: 90 Days ]
    Safety Outcomes will consist of major bleeding episodes, recurrent DVT/Pulmonary embolism and unexpected serious adverse events (SAEs). [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Actual Study Start Date: August 20, 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 15, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 15, 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Single Arm
Single arm open-label
Drug: dalteparin
dalteparin subcutaneous injection

Detailed Description:
Primary study objectives include are to determine the pharmacodynamic (PD) profiles for treatment doses of dalteparin in pediatric subjects of different ages with cancer and venous thromboembolism (VTE), using anti-Xa (Xa) levels and a population PD analysis methodology, and to determine the median dose required to achieve therapeutic anti- Xa levels (0.5 to 1.0 International Units [IU]/mL) based on subject age and weight.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00952380

Contact: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center 1-800-718-1021 ClinicalTrials.gov_Inquiries@pfizer.com

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Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00952380     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FRAG-A001-201
A6301094 ( Other Identifier: Alias Study Number )
First Submitted: August 4, 2009
First Posted: August 6, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 8, 2017
Last Verified: December 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Information relating to our policy on data sharing and the process for requesting data can be found at the following link: http://www.pfizer.com/research/clinical_trials/trial_data_and_results/data_requests
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Keywords provided by Pfizer:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venous Thromboembolism
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action