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Study Evaluating Sirolimus and Cyclosporine in Kidney Transplant Recipients

2014-08-27 03:40:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To assess equivalence in the rates of functional graft survival at 12 months after transplantation in patients receiving continuous therapy with cyclosporine (CsA, Sandimmune, Neoral) and sirolimus versus induction with CsA and sirolimus followed by CsA elimination and concentration-controlled sirolimus.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Renal Transplantation

Intervention

Sirolimus, cyclosporine

Status

Completed

Source

Wyeth

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:26-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Members of a family of highly conserved proteins which are all cis-trans peptidyl-prolyl isomerases (PEPTIDYLPROLYL ISOMERASE). They bind the immunosuppressant drugs CYCLOSPORINE; TACROLIMUS and SIROLIMUS. They possess rotamase activity, which is inhibited by the immunosuppressant drugs that bind to them.

A cyclic undecapeptide from an extract of soil fungi. It is a powerful immunosupressant with a specific action on T-lymphocytes. It is used for the prophylaxis of graft rejection in organ and tissue transplantation. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed).

General dysfunction of an organ occurring immediately following its transplantation. The term most frequently refers to renal dysfunction following KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.

A macrolide compound obtained from Streptomyces hygroscopicus that acts by selectively blocking the transcriptional activation of cytokines thereby inhibiting cytokine production. It is bioactive only when bound to IMMUNOPHILINS. Sirolimus is a potent immunosuppressant and possesses both antifungal and antineoplastic properties.

Preparative treatment of transplant recipient with various conditioning regimens including radiation, immune sera, chemotherapy, and/or immunosuppressive agents, prior to transplantation. Transplantation conditioning is very common before bone marrow transplantation.

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