MYPROMS-ES02: Safety and Efficacy of Basiliximab, Cyclosporine Microemulsion and Enteric-coated Mycophenolate Sodium (EC-MPS) Versus EC-MPS and Steroid Therapy in Kidney Transplant Recipients Who Are Hepatitis C Positive
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To prospectively evaluate in de novo kidney transplant recipients, hepatitis C positive, the clinical outcomes of an immunosuppressive regimen of EC-MPS free of steroids in comparison with a regimen of EC-MPS with standard steroids, as measured by the hepatic function tests (ALT/AST) after 12 months treatment.
A Twelve-month, Randomized, Multicenter, Open-label, Exploratory Study to Investigate the Clinical Outcomes of an Immunosuppressive Regimen of Basiliximab, Cyclosporine Microemulsion (CsA-ME) and Enteric-coated Mycophenolate Sodium (EC-MPS) Free of Steroids Compared With a Regimen of EC-MPS With Standard Steroids in de Novo Kidney Recipients Who Are Hepatitis C Positive
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Patients hepatitis C positive (serology test within the last 12 months and determined by third-generation assay).
Recipients of heart-beating cadaveric, living unrelated or living related non-HLA identical donor kidney transplant, treated with basiliximab and CsA-ME as primary immunosuppression.
Multi-organ recipients (e.g. double kidney, kidney and pancreas or kidney and liver) or previous transplant with any other organ.
Kidneys from non-heart beating donors.
ABO incompatibility against the donor.
Patients with panel reactive antibodies of >50% at most recent assessment prior to transplantation and /or prior graft lost due to immunological reasons in the first six months post-transplantation or patients who are considered to be at increased risk of acute rejection by the principal investigator Additional protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.