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Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of Treatment With a Calcineurin Inhibitor (CNI)Versus a CNI-free Treatment in Renal Transplantation (CIME) (CIME)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens Identifier:
First received: May 9, 2012
Last updated: June 23, 2016
Last verified: June 2016

The main objective of this protocol is to compare the impact on renal function of two different immunosuppressive regimens in patients with de novo renal transplant.

Renal function will be accurately evaluated by measuring the clearance of iohexol.

The protocol will also evaluate the efficacy and safety in a short term of these two different immunosuppressive regimens.

Condition Intervention Phase
Kidney Failure Drug: cyclosporin + mycophenolate mofetil Drug: everolimus + mycophenolate mofetil Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Randomized, Multicenter, Open-label, Comparative Study of Efficacy and Safety of Treatment With a Calcineurin Inhibitor (CNI), Associating Myfortic ® and Neoral ® Compared to a CNI-free Treatment, Combining Myfortic ® and Certican ® , in Adult Patients With de Novo Renal Transplant

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Further study details as provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evolution of glomerular filtration rate measured by clearance of iohexol [ Time Frame: one year ]

Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: May 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Cyclosporin + Mycophenolate mofetil Drug: cyclosporin + mycophenolate mofetil
antirejection drug, renal transplantation
Experimental: Everolimus + mycophenolate mofetil Drug: everolimus + mycophenolate mofetil
antirejection drug, renal transplantation


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and Females aged between 18 and 70.
  • Patient receiving a first or second kidney transplant from a deceased donor, living related or unrelated.
  • Patient with a maximum PRA <20%.
  • Patient wishing and being able to participate fully to the study, and having given a written consent.
  • Patient covered by a social insurance or beneficiary of such a regime.
  • Women of childbearing age must use a recognized method of contraception throughout the study period and continue for 8 weeks after discontinuation of study treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient receiving a kidney from a heart attack donor , or an ABO incompatible donor or a donor with a positive T-cross match.
  • Patient with a maximum PRA> 20% twice.
  • Cold ischemic time > 36 hours.
  • Patients with thrombocytopenia (<75000/mm3), neutropenia (<1 500 / mm3), leukopenia (<2 500 / mm3) or a hemoglobin concentration <8 g / dl, at inclusion visit.
  • Patient with severe hyperlipidemia: total cholesterol ≥ 9 mmol / l (≥ 3.50 g / l) and / or triglycerides ≥ 8.5 mmol/l (≥ 7.5 g / l) despite appropriate lipid-lowering therapy.
  • Patient with known HIV positive status, know active hepatitis B or C. Recipients of an organ from a donor with positive HIV status, hepatitis B or hepatitis C are excluded.
  • Patient with severe systemic infections requiring continued therapy.
  • Treatment with an experimental drug within 4 weeks before the first dose of study treatment.
  • Patient for whom the initial disease or other pathology requires a long-term corticosteroid treatment.
  • Patient with a history of hypersensitivity or known contra-indications for macrolide or inhibitors of mTORs drugs; drugs similar to Myfortic ® (ERL080) or other components of the formulation such as lactose, or cyclosporine, or prednisone (Cortancyl ®), or Thymoglobuline ® or Iohexol.
  • Patient with a malignant disease or a history of malignancy over the past 5 years except squamous-cell or basal cell carcinoma wich was excised.
  • Medical condition or surgical procedure, except transplantation, which could exclude the patient in the opinion of the investigator.
  • Patient with symptoms of mental or significant somatic illness. Disability to cooperate or communicate with the investigator.
  • Pregnant, sucking or of childbearing age and refusing or being unable to use a recognized contraceptive method.
  • Patient under guardianship, or any patient protected by law.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01595984

Nephrology department, Hospital University of Amiens
Amiens, France, 80000
Nephrology Department, University Hospital of Montpellier
Montpellier, France, 34285
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens
  More Information

Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens Identifier: NCT01595984     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PI10-PR-CHOUKROUN
2011-001385-18 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: May 9, 2012
Last Updated: June 23, 2016

Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Mycophenolic Acid
Mycophenolate mofetil
Calcineurin Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antifungal Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dermatologic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents processed this record on September 20, 2017