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Last refreshed on: 19 February 2015
Main ID:  NCT00017641
Date of registration: 06/06/2001
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Public title: Phase I Study of Immune Ablation and CD34+ Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Support in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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Date of first enrolment: April 2001
Target sample size: 10
Recruitment status: Active, not recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Primary Purpose: Treatment  
Phase:  Phase 1
Countries of recruitment
United States
Name:     Ann Traynor
Affiliation:  Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria


--Disease Characteristics--

Diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus with 1 of the following malignant features:

- Nephritis (WHO class III or IV)

- Failed NIH short-course cyclophosphamide therapy

- Vasculitis/immune complex deposition causing end organ signs or symptoms (e.g.,
cerebritis, transverse myelitis, pulmonary hemorrhage, cardiac failure, or renal

- Hematologic cytopenias that are immune mediated and uncontrolled by conservative
measures with any of the following:

Transfusion-dependent anemia with untransfused hemoglobin less than 8 g/dL

Platelet count less than 40,000/mm3 (without transfusions)

Granulocyte count less than 1,000/mm3

Catastrophic anti-phospholipid syndrome

--Patient Characteristics--


- LVEF at least 35%

- No lupus-induced myocarditis

- No history of unstable angina


- FEV1/FVC at least 50% predicted

- DLCO at least 50% predicted


- HIV negative

- No prior or concurrent malignancy except localized basal cell or squamous cell skin

- No uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

- No medical illness that would preclude study

- No psychiatric illness or mental deficiency that would preclude study

- No known hypersensitivity to E. coli-derived proteins

- Not pregnant or nursing

- Negative pregnancy test

- Fertile patients must use effective contraception

Age minimum: N/A
Age maximum: 59 Years
Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Drug: anti-thymocyte globulin
Drug: cyclophosphamide
Drug: filgrastim
Procedure: CD34+ Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Reinfusion
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