RESCUE Study - Everolimus in Liver Transplantation Recipients With Renal Insufficiency

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00267189
First received: December 19, 2005
Last updated: April 11, 2011
Last verified: April 2011
Results First Received: December 20, 2010  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Liver Transplantation
Interventions: Drug: Everolimus
Drug: Calcineurin inhibitors (CNI)
Drug: Mycophenolate acid (MPA)/ Azathioprine (AZA)
Drug: Steroids

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Group 1 (Everolimus) Reduced or discontinued CNI dose + everolimus (3-12 ng/mL) ± steroids
Group 2 (Control) Standard CNI dose ± mycophenolate acid (MPA)/azathioprine (AZA) ± steroids

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Group 1 (Everolimus)     Group 2 (Control)  
STARTED     72 [1]   73  
Completed Study Medication     54     72  
COMPLETED     67 [2]   72  
NOT COMPLETED     5     1  
Patient withdrew consent                 1                 1  
Death                 1                 0  
Missing                 3                 0  
[1] Intention to treat (ITT) population.
[2] "Completed" indicates completed study.



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Group 1 (Everolimus) Reduced or discontinued CNI dose + everolimus (3-12 ng/mL) ± steroids
Group 2 (Control) Standard CNI dose ± mycophenolate acid (MPA)/azathioprine (AZA) ± steroids
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Group 1 (Everolimus)     Group 2 (Control)     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  72     73     145  
Age  
[units: Years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  57.0  ± 8.45     57.8  ± 6.93     57.4  ± 7.70  
Age, Customized  
[units: Paricipants]
     
< 40 years     1     2     3  
>= 40 - < 50 years     12     7     19  
>= 50 - < 60 years     29     33     62  
>= 60 years     30     31     61  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     27     33     60  
Male     45     40     85  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Mean Change From Baseline in Cockcroft-Gault Calculated Creatinine Clearance (CrCl)   [ Time Frame: From baseline to 6 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Percentage of Patients With Efficacy Failure (Biopsy Proven Acute Rejection [BPAR], Graft Loss or Death)   [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Discontinuation of Study Medication   [ Time Frame: 6 months ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Limitations and Caveats
Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Study Director
Organization: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
phone: 862-778-8300


Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00267189     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRAD001H2401
Study First Received: December 19, 2005
Results First Received: December 20, 2010
Last Updated: April 11, 2011
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)