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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00383305




Registration number
NCT00383305
Ethics application status
Date submitted
29/09/2006
Date registered
3/10/2006
Date last updated
3/10/2006

Titles & IDs
Public title
CoolCap Trial, Treatment of Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
Scientific title
Brain-Cooling for the Treatment of Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
PMA P040025
Secondary ID [2] 0 0
IDE G990037
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Cardiovascular 0 0 0 0
Diseases of the vasculature and circulation including the lymphatic system
Respiratory 0 0 0 0
Other respiratory disorders / diseases
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Other neurological disorders

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Devices - Cool-Cap

Treatment: Devices: Cool-Cap


Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Devices
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
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Combined death or severe neurodevelopmental disability in the first 18 months of life.
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Length of hospitalization during NICU course in those surviving to discharge and for whom support was not withdrawn.
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Multi-organ dysfunction (3 or more organ systems) in the neonatal period.
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Secondary outcome [3] 0 0
Rate of multiple handicap in survivors (Multiple handicap will be defined as the presence of any two of the following in an infant: neuromotor disability (Level 3-5 on GMF classification), mental delay, epilepsy, cortical visual impairment, sensorineural
Timepoint [3] 0 0
Secondary outcome [4] 0 0
Bayley PDI score
Timepoint [4] 0 0
Secondary outcome [5] 0 0
Sensorineural hearing loss >= 40 dB
Timepoint [5] 0 0
Secondary outcome [6] 0 0
Epilepsy: recurrent seizures beyond the neonatal period, requiring anticonvulsant therapy at the time of assessment.
Timepoint [6] 0 0
Secondary outcome [7] 0 0
Microcephaly: head circumference < (mean - 2SD)
Timepoint [7] 0 0

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Infants are assessed sequentially by criteria A, B and C listed below. Infant must meet all
three criteria to be eligible for trial enrollment.

- Criteria A: Infants >= 36 weeks gestation admitted to the NICU with ONE of the
following:

- Apgar score of <= 5 at 10 minutes after birth;

- Continued need for resuscitation, including endotracheal or mask ventilation, at
10 minutes after birth;

- Acidosis defined as either umbilical cord pH or any arterial pH within 60 minutes
of birth < 7.00; or

- Base Deficit <= -16 mmol/L in umbilical cord blood sample OR any blood sample
within 60 minutes of birth (arterial or venous blood).

- Criteria B: Moderate to severe encephalopathy consisting of altered state of
consciousness (as shown by lethargy, stupor, or coma) AND at least one or more of the
following:

- Hypotonia;

- Abnormal reflexes, including oculomotor or pupillary abnormalities;

- An absent or weak suck;

- Clinical seizures

- Criteria C: At least 20 minutes duration of amplitude integrated EEG (aEEG/CFM)
recording that shows abnormal background aEEG/CFM activity or seizures. The aEEG/CFM
is to be performed from one hour of age. If subsequently an abnormal aEEG/CFM is
recorded before 5.5 hours of age, the infant is then eligible for enrollment. The aEEG
is not to be performed within 30 minutes of IV anticonvulsant therapy as this may
cause suppression of EEG activity. In particular, high dose prophylactic
anticonvulsant therapy (e.g., >20 mg/kg phenobarbitone) is not to be given prior to
performing the aEEG/CFM.
Minimum age
No limit
Maximum age
6 Hours
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- Infant expected to be > 5.5 hours of age at the time of randomization

- Prophylactic administration of high dose anticonvulsants (e.g., >20 mg/kg
phenobarbitone). After trial entry phenobarbitone or other anticonvulsant therapy is
allowed to be given as clinically indicated to treat seizures.

- Major congenital abnormalities, such as diaphragmatic hernia requiring ventilation, or
congenital abnormalities suggestive of chromosomal anomaly or other syndromes that
include brain dysgenesis

- Imperforate anus

- Evidence of head trauma or skull fracture causing major intracranial hemorrhage

- Infant < 1,800 g birth weight

- Head circumference < (mean - 2SD) for gestation if birth weight and length are > (mean
- 2SD)

- Infant "in extremis" (i.e. an infant for whom no other additional intensive management
would be offered in the judgment of the attending neonatologist)

- Unavailability of essential equipment (e.g., Cool-Cap, aEEG/CFM)

- Planned concurrent participation in other experimental treatments

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Not Applicable
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
Recruitment outside Australia
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United States of America
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Arkansas
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California
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Colorado
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Illinois
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Maryland
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Michigan
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Minnesota
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New York
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North Carolina
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Oklahoma
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Pennsylvania
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United States of America
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Tennessee
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Canada
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Alberta
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Canada
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Ontario
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New Zealand
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Auckland
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United Kingdom
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England
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United Kingdom
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Bristol
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United Kingdom
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London

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Name
Olympic Medical
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
This is a research study of head cooling. Its goal is to determine whether cooling babies'
heads can reduce or prevent brain damage that may have resulted from temporarily reduced
oxygen supply to the brain. In this study, half of the babies (selected at random) will have
a special cooling cap with circulating water placed on their head for 72 hours to lower the
temperature of their brain. The rest of the baby's body will be maintained at a defined
temperature by a standard overhead radiant heater. The study protocol includes the taking and
analysis of blood samples, performance of brain wave tests, imaging of the brain by
ultrasound, and other tests as clinically indicated. Neurodevelopmental outcome will also be
assessed at 18 months of age.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00383305
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
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Peter D Gluckman, M.D.
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The Liggins Institute, University of Auckland; Auckland, New Zealand
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Contact person for public queries
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Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
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