A Safety and Dose Finding Study of Plasmin (Human) Administered Into the Middle Cerebral Artery of Stroke Patients


Phase 1/2 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. 18 to 85 years of age
2. Male or female
3. New focal, potentially disabling neurologic deficit clinically localized to the MCA distribution
4. Intra-arterial therapy with Plasmin completed within 9 hours of stroke onset
5. A National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score ≥ 4 and ≤ 25

Exclusion Criteria

1. Intracranial procedures or intracranial or systemic bleeding within the last year
2. Intracranial neoplasm (except meningioma), septic embolism, or unsecured aneurysm
3. Active bleeding
4. History of stroke in previous 6 weeks
5. Uncontrolled hypertension
6. Renal disease or renal dialysis
7. Treatment with any plasminogen activator within the last 48 hrs.
8. Therapy with a Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor in 5 days prior to study enrollment or at any time during study