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Futility Study of Deferoxamine in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

The main purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with deferoxamine mesylate is of sufficient promise to improve outcome before pursuing a larger clinical trial to examine its effectiveness as a treatment for brain hemorrhage.

Stanford is now accepting new patients for this trial.



  • drug : Normal saline
  • drug : Deferoxamine

Phase: Phase 2


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - 80 Years

Inclusion Criteria

1. Age ? 18 and ? 80 years 2. The diagnosis of ICH is confirmed by brain CT scan 3. NIHSS score ? 6 and GCS > 6 upon presentation 4. The first dose of the study drug can be administered within 24h of ICH symptom onset 5. Functional independence prior to ICH, defined as pre-ICH mRS ? 1 6. Signed and dated informed consent is obtained.

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Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Stephanie Kemp
(650) 723-4481

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