The reason for this extension is to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of two concentration-controlled everolimus regimen in de novo liver transplant recipients. The most important long-term safety assessments include evaluation of renal function, progression of HCV related allograft fibrosis, and other treatment related effects at Month 36 post-transplantation compared to extension baseline (Months 24 post-transplantation).
- Written informed consent
- Ability and willingness to adhere to study regimen
- Completed core study with assigned regimen
Patients fulfilling any of the following criteria are not eligible for inclusion in this study:
- Severe hypercholesterolemia or hypertriglyceridemia.
- Low platelet count.
- Low white blood cell count.
- Positive test for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
- Systemic infection requiring active use of IV antibiotics.
- Patients in a critical care setting.
- Use of prohibited medication.
- Use of immunosuppressive agents not utilized in the protocol.
- Hypersensitivity to any of the study drugs or similar drugs.
- Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women
- Women of child-bearing potential not using a highly effective method of birth control.
Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply
Last updated: 04/28/2012
NCT ID: NCT01150097