Prochymal Expanded Access Treatment for Pediatric Patients Who Have Failed Steroids for Acute GVHD
This protocol allows for the treatment of pediatric patients, male and female, between the ages of 2 months and 17 years. Patients must have failed steroid treatment for Grade B-D acute GVHD.
|Study Type:||Expanded Access What is Expanded Access?|
|Official Title:||Expanded Access of Prochymal (Ex-vivo Cultured Adult Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells) Infusion for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients Who Have Failed to Respond to Steroid Treatment for Acute GVHD|
For the treatment of pediatric patients who have failed to respond to steroid treatment for acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Failing steroid treatment for acute GVHD is defined as any Grade B-D (IBMTR grading) of acute GVHD that is not improving after at least 3 days of methylprednisolone (≥ 1 mg/kg/day) or equivalent.
Patients will be treated with Prochymal twice per week at a dose of 2 x 10^6 hMSC/kg (actual body weight) for each of 4 consecutive weeks. Infusions will be administered at least 3 days apart.