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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.
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
everolimus, mycophenolate mofetil
Novartis Investigative Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:23:49-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and the tolerability of the substitution of mycophenolate mofetil for enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in a population of stable rena...
Concentration Controlled Everolimus With Reduced Dose Neoral® Versus Mycophenolate Mofetil With Standard Dose Neoral® in de Novo Renal Transplant Adult Recipients Treated With Basiliximab and Corticosteroids
This study is designed to provide efficacy and safety data for everolimus in de novo renal transplant recipients in order to gain regulatory approval to make everolimus available for clini...
The purpose of this study is to assess if a combination of everolimus, steroids, and mycophenolate mofetil is associated with a better renal function than sirolimus.
The purpose of this observational study was to assess the safety and efficacy of generic mycophenolate mofetil in de novo renal transplant patients in Jordan where no visits or interventio...
De Novo Everolimus Versus Tacrolimus in Combination With Mofetil Mycophenolate and Low Dose Corticosteroids to Reduce Tacrolimus Induced Nephrotoxicity in Liver Transplantation: a Prospective, Multicentric, Randomised Study
Tacrolimus is a calcineurin inhibitor. This is the immunosuppression of reference for patients undergoing a first liver transplant. This treatment can prevent graft rejection, but can caus...
Various mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) population pharmacokinetic (popPK) models have been developed to describe its PK characteristics and facilitate its optimal dosing in adult kidney transplant recipi...
In a 12-month, multicenter, open-label study, 106 children were randomized at 4-6 weeks after kidney transplantation to switch to everolimus with reduced TAC (EVR/rTAC) and steroid elimination from mo...
Recent studies have shown that a combination treatment of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and tacrolimus (FK506) may be an option for organ transplantation patients.
A reduction in renal angiomyolipoma volume observed with everolimus (EVE) treatment in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) has been postulated to translate to clinical benefit by reducing t...
Cyclophosphamide induction regimens are effective for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV), but are associated with infections, malignancies and infertility. Mycophen...
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.
The amount of PLASMA that perfuses the KIDNEYS per unit time, approximately 10% greater than effective renal plasma flow (RENAL PLASMA FLOW, EFFECTIVE). It should be differentiated from the RENAL BLOOD FLOW; (RBF), which refers to the total volume of BLOOD flowing through the renal vasculature, while the renal plasma flow refers to the rate of plasma flow (RPF).
Persistent high BLOOD PRESSURE due to KIDNEY DISEASES, such as those involving the renal parenchyma, the renal vasculature, or tumors that secrete RENIN.
Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level in the ability to remove wastes, concentrate URINE, and maintain ELECTROLYTE BALANCE; BLOOD PRESSURE; and CALCIUM metabolism. Renal insufficiency can be classified by the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE. The most severe form is KIDNEY FAILURE. Renal function may deteriorate slowly (RENAL INSUFFICIENCY, CHRONIC) or precipitously (RENAL INSUFFICIENCY, ACUTE).
Distention of KIDNEY with the presence of PUS and suppurative destruction of the renal parenchyma. It is often associated with renal obstruction and can lead to total or nearly total loss of renal function.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are non-specific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experi...
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 ...
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...