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The purpose of this study is to determine whether the switch from tacrolimus to cyclosporine microemulsion benefits post-transplant diabetes management (in terms of glycogenic control and insulin dosage) in stable liver transplant recipients.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:50:48-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine whether cyclosporine microemulsion given once a day instead of twice a day benefits kidney function, blood pressure, lipid profile and glucose con...
Following a transplant for hepatitis C cirrhosis, the infection comes back in 70-90% of cases and over time causes fibrosis and eventually cirrhosis of the new liver. The aim of this study...
The trial is conducted in patients who have received a liver transplant, were prescribed tacrolimus to prevent organ rejection and developed diabetes from 3 month post-transplantation onwa...
In this study two immunosuppressive regimens (everolimus in combination with cyclosporine microemulsion and mycophenolate mofetil with cyclosporine microemulsion) with reduced dose cyclosp...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of everolimus in combination with basiliximab and steroids, with and without cyclosporine microemulsion in de novo kidn...
With the advent of liver transplant for acute liver failure (ALF), survival rate has improved drastically. Liver transplant for ALF accounts for 8% of all transplant cases. The 1-year survival rates a...
Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) poses an extremely difficult problem in cirrhotic patients who are in need of a liver transplant. The prevalence of PVT in patients with cirrhosis ranges from 0.6% to 26% ...
Up to 77% of liver transplant candidates experience pain, with the majority prescribed opioids. Previous studies have shown increased readmissions and mortality in liver transplant recipients who were...
To evaluate the predictive value of hypoalbuminemia on liver transplant (LT) waitlist survival and probability of receiving LT among adults with end-stage liver disease (ESLD).
Under the present liver transplant policy, patients with the highest risk of death receive preference for organ placement. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Model for End-stage Liver Disease (...
Sudden liver failure in the presence of underlying compensated chronic LIVER DISEASE (e.g., LIVER CIRRHOSIS; HEPATITIS; and liver injury and failure) due to a precipitating acute hepatic insult.
A 17-KDa cytoplasmic PEPTIDYLPROLYL ISOMERASE involved in immunoregulation. It is a member of the cyclophilin family of proteins that binds to CYCLOSPORINE.
Final stage of a liver disease when the liver failure is irreversible and LIVER TRANSPLANTATION is needed.
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).
Providers of tissues for transplant to non-related individuals.
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...