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Extension Study to CRAD001A1202

2014-08-27 03:23:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Until 24 months after renal transplantation, this study is designed to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy comparing concentration-controlled everolimus with reduced dose Neoral® and corticosteroids versus mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) with standard dose Neoral® and corticosteroids in de novo renal transplant recipients. Beyond 24 months after renal transplantation, the study is designed to provide everolimus treatment for patients in everolimus group until everolimus is approved and marketed in Japan.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Renal Transplant

Intervention

everolimus, mycophenolate mofetil

Location

Novartis Investigative Site
Akita
Japan

Status

Recruiting

Source

Novartis

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:23:49-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A derivative of sirolimus and an inhibitor of TOR SERINE-THREONINE KINASES. It is used to prevent GRAFT REJECTION in heart and kidney transplant patients by blocking cell proliferation signals. It is also an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT.

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