Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 348
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Everolimus is not recommended within its marketing authorisation for preventing organ rejection in people having a liver transplant.
1.2 People whose treatment with everolimus was started within the NHS before this guidance was published, should be able to continue everolimus until they and their NHS clinician consider it appropriate to stop.
The guidance shown above constitutes Section 1 of the full document. A copy of the full document and a summary of the evidence is available on the Internet at http://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/TA348
This guidance represents the view of the Institute which was arrived at after careful consideration of the available evidence. Health professionals are expected to fully take it into account when exercising their clinical judgement. This guidance does not, however, override the individual responsibility of health professionals to make appropriate decisions in the circumstances of the individual patient, in consultation with the patient and/or guardian or carer.
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Everolimus for preventing organ rejection in liver transplantation
Issue Date: July 2015