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Shift to Everolimus (RAD) Kidney Sparing Study

This study has been terminated.
(A cluster of adverse events in everolimus arm was noted.)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00420537
First Posted: January 11, 2007
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2010
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University of Bologna
January 9, 2007
January 11, 2007
January 12, 2010
September 2006
January 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Calculated GFR [ Time Frame: One year after randomization ]
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Shift to Everolimus (RAD) Kidney Sparing Study
Safety and Efficacy of Low-dose Cyclosporine in Association With Everolimus to Minimize Renal Dysfunction in Heart Transplant Recipients
The purpose of this study is to verify if the combination of Everolimus with a very low dose of cyclosporine is more effective than the combination of mycophenolate mofetil with low-dose of cyclosporine in reducing the progression of kidney dysfunction in patients with heart transplantation.
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Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Kidney Dysfunction
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Drug: cyclosporine
    cyclosporine trough levels between 100 and 150
  • Drug: cyclosporine
    cyclosporine trough levels between 40 and 90 ng/ml
  • Drug: Mycophenolate mofetil
    mycophenolate with low doses
  • Drug: Everolimus
  • Active Comparator: mycophenolate
    Mycophenolate mofetil with cyclosporine trough levels between 100 and 150
    Interventions:
    • Drug: cyclosporine
    • Drug: Mycophenolate mofetil
  • Active Comparator: Everolimus
    Everolimus with cyclosporine trough levels between 40 and 90 ng/ml
    Interventions:
    • Drug: cyclosporine
    • Drug: Everolimus

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Terminated
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March 2009
January 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Heart Transplant with 1 to 4 years of follow-up
  • GFR between 20 and 60 ml/min (calculated with Colkoroft-Gault formula)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute rejection in the previous 6 months
  • Contraindications to statin therapy
  • Ongoing infection
  • Ongoing heart failure
  • Myocardial infarction or myocardial revascularization after transplant
  • Malignancy
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Italy
 
 
NCT00420537
2006-003035-78
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University of Bologna
University of Bologna
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Study Chair: Angelo Branzi, MD Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna
University of Bologna
May 2009

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