FGF-1 for Topical Administration for the Treatment of Diabetic or Venous Stasis Ulcers
A Phase 1, Open Label, Single Dose, Dose Response, Pilot Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-1 (FGF-1) in Patients With Diabetic or Venous Stasis Ulcers
FGF-1 is being used for the treatment of patients with diabetic or venous stasis ulcers. Procedure includes topical administration of FGF-1 or placebo and evaluation of safety, pharmacokinetics, and wound improvement.
Patients meeting eligibility criteria will be randomized to receive topical administration of either FGF-1 or placebo. Patients will be evaluated at days 1 and 7, post-treatment for safety, pharmacokinetics, and wound healing.
Eligibility Criteria: Informed consent Female patients post-menopausal, sterilized, or on adequate birth control Full-thickness lower extremity diabetic or venous statis ulcers of specific target size and of at least 8 weeks but no more than 1 year duration Target ulcer freshly debrided at screening or within two weeks prior to screening Adequate blood supply defined by transcutaneous oxygen pressure > 20 mmHG and ABI greater than or equal to 0.4 Compliance with non-weight bearing regimen in diabetic patients Compliance with wound care regimen