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Rituximab in Kidney Transplantation

The purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with rituximab in people who develop new anti-HLA antibodies after kidney transplant will promote longer-term survival of the transplanted kidney.

Trial of Rituximab Given Pre-Transplant to Sensitised Live Donor Kidney Recipients

About one third of prospective kidney transplant recipients have antibodies in their blood directed against the tissues of their only available kidney donor. Recently, "desensitisation" treatments when administered pre-transplant have allowed successful transplantation of these patients despite high rates of acute antibody mediated rejection (AAMR). The investigators propose to test in a randomised controlled trial whether rituximab, a monoclonal antibody that depletes B-lympho...

Rituximab and Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) for Desensitization in Renal Transplantation

The purpose of this study is to examine the safety and efficacy of IVIG in combination with Rituximab to lower the level of HLA-sensitive antibodies and block their ability to attack a transplanted organ in patients who are highly HLA-sensitized and are awaiting transplantation.


Combined Kidney and Bone Marrow Transplantation to Prevent Kidney Transplant Rejection

In small initial studies, combined kidney and bone marrow transplants from the same donor have permitted some individuals to stop taking anti-rejection medicines without rejecting their transplant. This clinical trial will study this method in a greater number of people to determine if it is indeed effective and safe.

Impact of Anti-HLA Donor-specific Antibodies in ABO-incompatible Kidney Transplantation

It was previously suggested an improvement of graft survival in ABO/HLA incompatible kidney transplantation (KT) compared with HLA incompatible transplantation. Here, the investigators would analyse clinical, biological and histological results of ABO/HLA incompatible kidney transplant recipients, comparing with ABO or HLA compatible kidney transplantation.

Evaluation of Desensitization Protocols in HLA-incompatible Kidney-transplant Candidates

Kidney transplantation is the best renal-replacement in the setting of end-stage renal disease. However, some transplant candidates have developed anti-HLA alloantibodies (human leukocyte antigen). When they are numerous and when their strength assessed by mean fluorescence intensity (MFI) is high it is very complicated to find-out a suitable kidney allograft against which the recipient has a negative cross-match. In such a case the only hope for the patient is desensitization ...

Pilot Study of Rituximab for Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

Membranoproliferative glonerulonephritis (MPGN) is a relatively-rare, immune-mediated kidney disease. All current therapies are inadequate and MPGN frequently leads to kidney failure. This study is a 10 patient trial of the monoclonal antibody rituximab for adult patients with MPGN. Study patients will receive 2 doses of rituximab intravenously on days 1 and 15 and will then be followed for 1 year.

Comparison of High-Dose Chemotherapy + Rituximab and CHOP + Rituximab in High-Risk Follicular Lymphoma

The purpose of this study is to determine whether an intensified treatment plus Rituximab followed by autologous transplantation is superior to a conventional chemotherapy regimen also supplemented with Rituximab.

PRI-VENT FSGS: Preemptive Rituximab to Prevent Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Post-Transplant

This is a phase III, multicenter, randomized, open label, clinical trial to test that hypothesis that plasmapheresis plus rituximab prior to kidney transplantation can prevent recurrent FSGS in children and adults.

Rituximab Therapy for Patients on Kidney Transplant Waiting List With Positive Donor Specific Crossmatch to Living Donor

Primary Objectives: - Conversion of a positive donor specific cross-match to a living donor to a negative cross-match thereby allowing successful renal transplantation. - Transplant success or failure following the desensitization protocol. - Determination of the effect of rituximab on the kinetics of donor specific antibodies (DSA). - Determination of the effect of rituximab on the kinetics of B-cell subpopulations in peripheral blood...

A Study To Test An Anti-Rejection Therapy After Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplantation is often successful. However, despite aggressive anti-rejection drug therapy, some patients will reject their new kidney. This study is designed to test two anti-rejection approaches. Two medications in this study are currently used in children, but there is no information regarding which drug is safer or more effective. Survival rates in renal transplantation are unacceptably low. Therefore, there is a need for an improved post-transplant treatment, ...

Preventive Fenestration With and Without Clipping in Kidney Transplantation

Post-Kidney Transplantation Lymphatic complications include lymphorrhea and lymphocele, and are some of the most challenging issues after kidney transplantation. The most frequent post-Kidney transplantation complication is accumulation of perirenal fluids, such as urinomas, hematomas, and lymphoceles. Lymphoceles are associated with morbidities such as abdominal discomfort, impaired wound healing, and thrombosis. Lymphoceles may also affect graft function by putting direct pre...

Edaravone on the Ischemia-Reperfusion(I/R) Injury in Kidney Transplantation Patients

Ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury is a prominent cause of delayed graft function(DGF) after kidney transplantation. Reactive oxygen species play a crucial role in I/R injury. Edaravone is a synthetic radical scavenger that has been used in acute stroke. Some animal experiments have revealed its beneficial effects against I/R injury, our goal is therefore to investigate the effectiveness of a recipient pretreatment with Edaravone at reducing the occurrence of DGF after kidney tr...

Effect of BM-MSCs on Chronic AMR After Kidney Transplantation

This study is designed to investigate the efficacy and safety of allogeneic bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) on chronic antibody-mediated rejection (cAMR) after kidney transplantation. Chronic AMR is diagnosed according to Banff criteria 2013 based on renal graft biopsy and donor specific antibodies (DSA) examination. cAMR patients are assigned to MSCs group or control group. Patients in control group are prescribed to current desensitization therapy includi...

Rituximab and Lenalidomide vs Rituximab Alone as Maintenance After R-Bendamustine for Relapsed/Refractory FL Patients

A randomized phase III multicenter trial assessing efficacy and toxicity of a combination of Rituximab and Lenalidomide (R2) vs Rituximab alone as maintenance after induction's chemoimmunotherapy with Rituximab-Bendamustine for relapsed/refractory FL patients not eligible for autologous transplantation (ASCT).

Cyclophosphamide W/or W/Out Rituximab and Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

RATIONALE: Monoclonal antibodies such as rituximab can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver cancer-killing substances to them without harming normal cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining chemotherapy with peripheral stem cell transplantation may allow the doctor to give higher doses of chemotherapy drugs and kill more cancer cells. It is not yet known if combining rituximab w...

Effect of Moderate Caloric Restriction on Glomerular Growth After Kidney Transplantation

One possible reason that weight gain after transplant may interfere with new kidney function is due to the enlargement of a kidney structure called the glomerulus. The researchers believe that modest caloric intake reduction (CIR) early after kidney transplantation can reduce the enlargement (hypertrophy) of the glomerulus associated with kidney transplantation and may improve long term allograft survival, by reducing glomerular hypertrophy mediated progressive glomerulosclero...

Pilot Study of Rituximab to Treat Fibrillary Glomerulonephritis

Will use of Rituximab reduce proteinuria over a 12 month period and will there be preservation of kidney function with the use of this study drug?

Stem Cell Transplantation With or Without Rituximab in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Progressive B-Cell Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Combining chemotherapy with stem cell transplantation may allow the doctor to give higher doses of chemotherapy drugs and kill more tumor cells. Monoclonal antibodies, such as rituximab, can locate tumor cells and either kill them or deliver tumor-killing substances to them without harming normal cells. It is not yet known whether stem cell transplantation...

Safety of Immunosuppression Minimization in Children and Adolescents After Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplantation is widely considered to be the treatment of choice for children with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of sirolimus monotherapy for long-term immunosuppression in children and adolescents after kidney transplantation.

Association of Genetic Polymorphism and Acute Kidney Injury After Liver Transplantation

Some of the liver transplantation recipients experience postoperative acute kidney injury due to various causes including genetic factors. Prevention of postoperative acute kidney injury is essential for postoperative care in liver transplantation recipients. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between gene polymorphisms which have been known to be associated with postoperative acute kidney injury, and the occurrence of acute kidney injury after liver trans...

Randomized Trial of Cyclosporine and Tacrolimus Therapy With Steroid Withdrawal in Living-Donor Renal Transplantation

The use of steroids after kidney transplantation has been challenged because of variable adverse effects which may increase the patient morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to compare the safety and efficacy of immunosuppressive regimens consisting of cyclosporine (CsA) and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) or tacrolimus (TAC) and MMF after steroid withdrawal 6 months after kidney transplantation in low-risk patients.

Functional Non Specific Immunity Monitoring After Kidney Transplantation Using an Interferon Gamma Test

The best renal replacement therapy is kidney transplantation. It improves end-stage renal kidney disease (ESRD) patients quality of life and increases their survival, but still remains risky. Morbidity in kidney transplantation is dominated by two main complications : acute graft rejection and infections. To maintain an accurate balance between rejection and infection, immunosuppressive therapy must to be used with caution and kept into a tight spectrum. The investigator...

Cyclophosphamide, Rituximab, and Either Prednisone or Methylprednisolone in Treating Patients With Lymphoproliferative Disease After Solid Organ Transplantation

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy such as cyclophosphamide, prednisone, and methylprednisolone use different ways to stop cancer cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Monoclonal antibodies such as rituximab can locate cancer cells and either kill them or deliver cancer-killing substances to them without harming normal cells. Combining cyclophosphamide and either prednisone or methylprednisolone with rituximab may be effective in treating lymphoproliferative disea...

Rituximab for Prevention of Rejection After Renal Transplantation

Our standard immunosuppressive treatment after renal transplantation is a combination of tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, and prednisolone. With this regimen the incidence of acute rejection within the first six months after transplantation has dropped to about 20%. The main challenge at present remains to improve long-term outcome by preventing chronic allograft nephropathy (CAN). Since acute rejection is a strong predictor of CAN, a further decrease in the incidence of acut...

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