Post-marketing Study to Collect Safety Data in Heart Transplant Patients Receiving Everolimus

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 25, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 16, 2011
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Brief Summary:

The purpose of this observational protocol is to evaluate the use of everolimus in routine clinical practice for heart transplants.

Primary outcome measures: incidence of acute rejection episodes Secondary outcomes: safety

Condition or disease
Coronary Heart Disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: A Non-interventional Protocol to Collect Prospective and Retrospective Data in Patients Receiving Everolimus to Prevent Acute Rejection Following Cardiac Transplantation
Study Start Date : January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2006

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Drug Information available for: Everolimus
U.S. FDA Resources

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cardiac transplant recipients
  • Discharged alive from hospital
  • Must be receiving everolimus

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not treated with everolimus beginning within 2 weeks after receiving a heart transplant

Other inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00134940

Graz, Austria
Novartis Investigative Site
Innsbruck, Austria
Wein, Austria
Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Novartis Investigative Site
Berlin, Germany
Erlangen, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Identifier: NCT00134940     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRAD001A2424
First Posted: August 25, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 16, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Transplantation, heart
Organ transplant

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs