ASCERTAIN: Assessment of Everolimus in Addition to Calcineurin Inhibitor Reduction in the Maintenance of Renal Transplant Recipients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00170846|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Results First Posted : May 2, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Renal Transplantation||Drug: Everolimus (RAD001) Drug: Calcineurin Inhibitors (CNI) Drug: Mycophenolate acid (MPA)/Azathioprine (AZA) Drug: Steroids||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||394 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Assessment of Everolimus in Addition to Calcineurin Inhibitors Reduction in Maintenance Renal Transplant Recipients|
|Study Start Date :||February 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2009|
Active Comparator: Group A: No RAD
Calcineurin Inhibitors (CNI) ± Mycophenolate Acid (MPA)/Azathioprine (AZA) ± Steroids
|Drug: Calcineurin Inhibitors (CNI) Drug: Mycophenolate acid (MPA)/Azathioprine (AZA) Drug: Steroids|
Experimental: Group B : CNI Withdrawal
Initiation of everolimus (8-12 ng/mL) with discontinuation of CNI. Everolimus(RAD001) 4 mg initial daily dose.
|Drug: Everolimus (RAD001) Drug: Mycophenolate acid (MPA)/Azathioprine (AZA) Drug: Steroids|
Experimental: Group C: CNI Reduction
Initiation of everolimus (3-8 ng/mL) with reduction by 70-90% in CNI blood levels. Everolimus (RAD001) 3 mg initial daily dose.
|Drug: Everolimus (RAD001) Drug: Calcineurin Inhibitors (CNI) Drug: Mycophenolate acid (MPA)/Azathioprine (AZA) Drug: Steroids|
- Renal Function Assessed by Measured GFR (mGFR) [ Time Frame: 24 months ]The acceptable methods for GFR measurement were Chromium 51-Ethylenediaminetetra acetic acid (Cr-EDTA), Technetium 99-Diethylenetriaminepentacetic acid (Tc-DTPA), Iohexol clearance Inuline clearance and Iothalamate clearance. The method should have been consistent for a given patient at every time point.
- Number of Participants With Safety Parameters [ Time Frame: 24 months ]The selected safety parameters (such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, anemia, malignancies ) were derived based on adverse events preferred terms defined in the analysis plan.
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