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Study in an Ex-vivo Thrombosis Model With Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells (HUVEC)-Perfusion

2014-08-27 03:17:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Evaluation of fibrin and platelet deposition on a human umbilical endothelial cell surface in perfusion chamber experiments using human whole blood.

Open-label, non interventional study Perfusion chamber experiment will be performed in 30 healthy patients. The Impact of different pH-solutions on thrombus lysis will be evaluated in an in-vitro second step

Outcome:

D-Dimer content of the thrombus reflecting the size of the thrombus.

Description

All Subjects will have two perfusion chamber experiment as follow with an estimated maximum of blood loss of 165ml:

Before blood perfusion, perfuse the system including the chambers with human umbilical vein endothelial cell coated glass slides (HUVEC), with sodium chloride (NaCl) (0.9%), to ensure no leaks and to remove all air bubbles.

Blood is drawn from a vein in the arm with a Surflo® Winged Infusion Set, 19G (Terumo Europe, Leuven, Belgium) with a pump (Masterflex® L/S™, Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, Vernon Hills, Illinois, USA). Five mL of blood is discarded before each perfusion.

Three in serial placed flow chambers (with HUVEC) heated to 37°C are used. They are made of a Plexiglas block through which a cylindrical hole of 0.2 cm in diameter is machined. The aorta pieces are perfused at 10 mL/min for 5 minutes, followed by a 30 seconds perfusion with NaCl (0.9%).

The plasmin degraded thrombus D-Dimer content will be further evaluated under different conditions (different pH solutions).

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Thrombosis

Location

Medical University Vienna- Dept. of Clinical Pharmacology
Vienna
Austria
1090

Status

Recruiting

Source

Medical University of Vienna

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:44-0400

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