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Journal of Transplantation
Volume 2014, Article ID 171898, 8 pages
Clinical Study

Three-Year Outcomes in Kidney Transplant Patients Randomized to Steroid-Free Immunosuppression or Steroid Withdrawal, with Enteric-Coated Mycophenolate Sodium and Cyclosporine: The Infinity Study

1Service de Néphrologie, Hémodialyse et Transplantation Rénale, Hôpital La Milétrie, et INSERM U927, CHU, 86021 Poitiers, France
2Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, Hôpital Lapeyronie, 371 rue du Doyen Gaston Giraud, 34295 Montpellier, France
3Service de Transplantation Rénale, CHU Bretonneau, 2, Boulevard Tonnellé, 37044 Tours Cedex, France
4Service de Néphrologie, Médecine Interne, Dialyse, Transplantation Rénale et Réanimation, Hôpital Sud, Avenue Laënnec, 80054 Amiens Cedex 1, France
5CHU Amiens et INSERM ERI-12, Université Jules Verne Picardie, Chemin du Thil, 80000 Amiens, France
6Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, Hôpital Maison Blanche, 45 rue Cognacq Jay, 51092 Reims Cedex, France
7Service de Néphrologie-Transplantation, Hôpital de Rangueil, 1 rue Jean Poulhès, 31403 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
8Service de Néphrologie, CHU Angers, 4 rue Larrey, 49033 Angers, France
9Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, Hôpital La Cavale Blanche, Boulevard Tanguy Prigent, 29200 Brest, France
10Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, Hôpital Necker, 161 rue de Sèvres, 75015 Paris, France
11Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, Hôpital Pellegrin, Place Amélie Raba Léon, 33076 Bordeaux, France
12Service de Néphrologie et Transplantation Rénale, CHU de Nancy, rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
13Service de Néphrologie, Hôpital Gabriel Montpied, rue Montalembert, 63003 Clermont Ferrand Cedex 1, France
14Clinique Médicale B, Hôpital Civil, 1 Place de l’Hôpital, 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
15Unité Immuno-Transplantation, Novartis Pharma SAS, rue Lionel Terray, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France

Received 21 October 2013; Revised 4 January 2014; Accepted 6 January 2014; Published 5 March 2014

Academic Editor: Bruce Kaplan

Copyright © 2014 A. Thierry et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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