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Baltimore, Maryland 21231


Purpose:

OBJECTIVES: I. Confirm the efficacy demonstrated in a pilot study using high dose cyclophosphamide in patients with severe aplastic anemia. II. Determine whether the addition of filgrastim (G-CSF) to high dose cyclophosphamide shortens the time to recovery in these patients. III. Determine whether this regimen is efficacious in treating paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.


Study summary:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients receive high dose cyclophosphamide IV on days 1-4. Beginning on day 10, patients receive filgrastim (G-CSF) until the absolute neutrophil count is greater than 1,000/mm3 for 2 consecutive days. Patients are followed every 3 months for at least 2 years and annually thereafter.


Criteria:

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA: --Disease Characteristics-- Acquired severe aplastic anemia or paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria Not a candidate for allogeneic bone marrow transplantation Must meet one of the following criteria: - Severe aplastic anemia Less than 25% bone marrow cellularity and depression in two of three blood counts (reticulocytes less than 40,000/mm3, platelet count less than 20,000/mm3 and granulocytes less than 500/mm3) - Life-threatening paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria Absolute neutrophil count less than 500/mm3, platelet transfusion dependent, or thrombotic disease No Fanconi anemia No abnormal cytogenetics --Patient Characteristics-- Renal: Creatinine no greater than 2.0 mg/dL Cardiovascular: Cardiac ejection fraction at least 45% Other: Not preterminal or moribund Not pregnant


NCT ID:

NCT00004464


Primary Contact:

Study Chair
Robert A. Brodsky
Johns Hopkins University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Baltimore, Maryland 21231
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: September 25, 2017

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