The National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has suspended enrollment for the clinical study BMT CTN 0901 conducted by the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN) after preliminary data appeared to show benefit for one approach to the intensity of conditioning for allogeneic stem cell transplantations in patients eligible for the study: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/mj14/brief/ma14_clinical_advisory.html
Archive for the ‘Clinical Alerts’ Category
A clinical advisory from NHLBI was issued. Information is now available on several NLM websites.
· NLM Homepage under “News & Events”
· NIH Clinical Alerts and Advisories page: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/alerts/clinical_alerts.html
· Technical Bulletin: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/tb.html (under “In Brief”)
· Direct link to the alert: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/alerts/2014_nhlbi_bmt_ctn.html
Commonly used three-drug regimen for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis found harmful NIH stops one treatment arm of trial; other two treatments to continue: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/alerts/2011_nhlbi_ifp.html.