Failure of Calcineurin Inhibitor (Tacrolimus) Weaning Randomized Trial in Long-Term Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Long-term renal transplant outcome is limited by side effects of immunosuppressive drugs, particularly calcineurin inhibitor (CNI). We assumed that some patients selected for a "low immunological risk of rejection" could be eligible and benefit from a CNI weaning strategy. We designed a prospective, randomized, multicenter, double-blind placebo-controlled… (More)