This trial has been completed.

Condition osteoarthritis, knee
Treatment aps
Phase phase 1
Sponsor Zimmer Biomet
Collaborator Biomet Biologics, LLC
Start date November 2014
End date October 2016
Trial size 11 participants
Trial identifier NCT02262364, APSS-22-01


The primary objective of this study is to assess the safety of a single injection of APS.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Intervention model single group assignment
Primary purpose treatment
Masking open label
Subjects will receive an intra-articular injection of APS.
See above

Primary Outcomes

Adverse Events
time frame: 1 Month

Secondary Outcomes

time frame: Through 12 months
NRS Knee Pain
time frame: Through 12 months
time frame: Through 12 months

Eligibility Criteria

All participants from 40 years up to 75 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Male or female ≥40 and ≤75 years old at time of injection.. - A standing radiograph of the knee showing a Kellgren-Lawrence grade of 2 to 4 (within 6 months of screening). - Body mass index ≤40 kg/m2. - A Western Ontario and McMaster Universities osteoarthritis index using the Likert scale, Version 3. (WOMAC LK 3.1) pain subscale total score ≥ 10 and ≤ 19. - Has undergone at least two prior conservative OA therapies without satisfactory pain relief. - Patient has failed to get satisfactory pain relief from either HA or steroid injections or would be considered an appropriate patient to receive either HA or steroid injections Exclusion Criteria: - Presence of active infection or abnormal effusion in the knee immediately preceding treatment injection. - Presence of symptomatic OA in the non-study knee - Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, Reiter's syndrome, psoriatic arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, chondromalacia, arthritis secondary to other inflammatory diseases, or of metabolic origin; HIV, viral hepatitis; chondrocalcinosis, Paget's disease, villonodular synovitis, and other non-OA joint disease. - Disease of spine, hip or other lower extremity joints of sufficient degree to affect assessment of the index knee - Untreated symptomatic injury of index knee (e.g., acute traumatic injury, anterior cruciate ligament injury, meniscus injury, cartilage lesion). - Knee radiographs showing bone-on-bone or other gross cartilage deficits. - Presence of surgical hardware or other foreign body in the index knee. - Intra-articular steroid injections in the index knee within 3 months of screening. - Intra-articular HA in the index knee within 6 months of screening. - Other intra-articular therapy in the index knee within 6 months prior to screening. - Systemic steroid use within 2 weeks of screening. - Planned/anticipated surgery of the index knee during the study period. - A history of local anesthetic allergy - Use of systemic immunosuppressants within six weeks of treatment. - Currently on anticoagulant therapy - Any documented clinically significant condition (e.g., diabetes, malignancy), finding, or psychiatric illness at screening which could compromise patient safety or interfere with the assessment of the safety and treatment effects of the study injection. - Skin breakdown at the index knee where the injection is planned to take place. - Pregnant or nursing mothers or women who are planning on getting pregnant during the time they will be participating in the study. - Known drug or alcohol dependence currently or within the last year. - Used any investigational drug or device within 30 days prior to screening. - Used any investigational biologic within 60 days prior to screening

Additional Information

Official title A Pilot Study of a Single Intra-articular Injection of Autologous Protein Solution in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
Principal investigator Mark Klaassen
Description The primary objective of this study is to assess the safety of a single injection of APS in patients with painful unilateral knee osteoarthritis and who have not been able to get satisfactory pain relief with other treatments through one-month post treatment and monitor subjects for adverse events through 12 months.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in January 2017.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Zimmer Biomet.