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Cell Therapy in Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02245711
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : September 22, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to study the effect of stem cell therapy on Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Biological: Stem Cell Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Intrathecal Autologous Mononuclear Cell Therapy for Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Study Start Date : December 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Stem Cell Biological: Stem Cell

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scale [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Functional Independence Measure scale assesses the patients ability to carry out activities of daily living. At the follow up of 1 year, every patient in this study will be reevaluated on this scale.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Manual Muscle Testing (MMT) [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Manual muscle testing is a procedure for the evaluation of the function and strength of individual muscles and muscle groups based on the effective performance of a movement in relation to the forces of gravity and manual resistance. On the follow up after 1 year, every patient will be reassessed on MMT to record changes in their muscle strength after stem cell therapy.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age group of 15 years-60 years
  • limb girdle muscular dystrophy diagnosed on the basis of clinical presentation
  • Electromyographic and Nerve Conduction velocity findings

Exclusion Criteria:

  • presence of respiratory distress
  • presence of acute infections such as Human Immunodeficient Virus/Hepatitis B Virus/Hepatitis C Virus
  • malignancies
  • acute medical conditions such as respiratory infection, fever, hemoglobin less than 8, bleeding tendency, bone marrow disorder, left ventricular ejection fraction < 30%
  • pregnancy or breastfeeding

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02245711

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Neurogen brain and spine institute
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 400706
Sponsors and Collaborators
Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute

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Responsible Party: Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute Identifier: NCT02245711     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NGBSI-12
First Posted: September 22, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Keywords provided by Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute:
Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear cell therapy
Stem Cell
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Muscular Dystrophies
Muscular Dystrophies, Limb-Girdle
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn