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Study of Belatacept in Subjects Who Are Undergoing a Renal Transplant (BENEFIT-EXT)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: June 17, 2005
Last updated: October 2, 2015
Last verified: October 2015
The purpose of this trial is to learn if Belatacept is effective and safe as a first line of immunosuppression treatment in patients undergoing a renal transplant where the donor kidney is obtained in patients with extended criteria.

Condition Intervention Phase
Renal Transplantation Drug: CsA Drug: Belatacept LI Drug: Belatacept MI Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as First-line Immunosuppression Trial - Extended Criteria Donors (BENEFIT-EXT)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • subject and graft survival [ Time Frame: at 12 months ]
  • measured GFR and measured GFR change from baseline [ Time Frame: at 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • biopsy proven chronic allograft nephropathy [ Time Frame: by 12 months ]
  • post-transplant diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidemia [ Time Frame: at 12, 24 and 36 months ]

Enrollment: 580
Study Start Date: February 2005
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: CsA Drug: CsA
tablet, oral, 1st month target: 150-300 ng/mL, after 1st month target: 100-250 ng/mL, daily, 36 months (ST), 100-250 ng/mL, daily, 24 months (LT)
Experimental: Bela LI Drug: Belatacept LI
solution, IV, 10mg/kg: Days 1 and 5, Weeks 2, 4, 8 and 12, then 5 mg/kg every 4 weeks, q 4 weeks, 36 months months (ST), 5 mg/kg every 4 weeks, q 4 weeks, 24 months (LT)
Experimental: Bela MI Drug: Belatacept MI
solution, IV, 10mg/kg: Days 1 and 5, Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10,12, 16, 20, and 24, then 5 mg/kg every 4 weeks, q 4 weeks, 36 months (ST), 5 mg/kg every 4 weeks, q 4 weeks, 24 months (LT)


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is a first-time recipient of a kidney transplant from a deceased donor.
  • Specific donor criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Donor age <10 years
  • Subjects receiving a concurrent solid organ or cell transplant (lung, heart, etc.)
  • Subjects with a positive T-cell lymphocytotoxic crossmatch.
  • Subjects who are positive for Hepatitis B or C, or HIV
  • Active TB
  • History of cancer in the last 5 years
  • History of substance abuse
  • Specific laboratory results are exclusionary
  • Mammography suspicious for cancer
  • Allergy to iodine
  • For Long-term extension study-Subjects who have completed three years of study treatment (through Week 156)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00114777

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United States, Alabama
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
United States, California
Ucla Kidney & Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Research Office
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90024
National Institute Of Transplantation
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90057
Sharp Memorial Hospital
San Diego, California, United States, 92133
University Of California San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
United States, Colorado
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
United States, Connecticut
Yale University School Of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06540
United States, Florida
Lifelink Healthcare Institute
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33606
United States, Georgia
Piedmont Transplant Institute
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30309
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
United States, Illinois
Northwestern University-Feinberg School Of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
University Of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
United States, Louisiana
Acadiana Renal Physicians
New Iberia, Louisiana, United States, 70563
Tulane Abdominal Transplant Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70112
United States, Massachusetts
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
Western New England Renal & Transplant Associates, Pc
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States, 01107
United States, Michigan
Henry Ford Hospital, Transplant Institute
Detriot, Michigan, United States, 48202
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University Of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55455
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Washington University School Of Medicine
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
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Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
New York, New York, United States, 10029
Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York, United States, 10032
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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27599
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28203
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Drexel University College Of Medicine, Department Of Surgery
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19102
University Of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
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Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246
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University Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Froedtert Memorial Hospital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb