Study Evaluating Cyclosporine Dose Reduction and Cyclosporine Elimination in Chinese Kidney Transplants
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Evaluate the incidence of acute rejection at 12 months after transplantation in subjects receiving induction therapy with cyclosporine microemulsion (CsA) and Rapamune followed by CsA dose reduction (Phase I) with subjects receiving induction therapy with CsA and Rapamune followed by CsA discontinuation (Phase II) in Chinese de novo renal allograft recipients.
A Nonrandomized, Open-label, Multicenter, Sequential Phase Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Cyclosporine Dose Reduction and Cyclosporine Elimination in Chinese De Novo Renal Allograft Recipients Receiving Rapamune
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The incidence and severity of acute rejection in renal allograft recipients at 6 months post-transplantation.
Secondary Outcome Measures :
To evaluate the treatment groups with respect to incidence of adverse events, renal function, subject and graft survival at 6 and 12 months, and the incidence and severity of acute rejection at 12 months post-transplantation.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
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Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Subjects with end-stage renal disease scheduled to receive a primary renal allograft from a cadaveric donor, from a living-unrelated donor, or a living-related HLA-mismatched donor.
Subjects must be at least 18 years of age.
Subjects with active major infection, including active hepatitis B or C infection, HIV, decreased platelets, elevated lipids, or multiple organ transplants.