Everolimus for Preventing Organ Rejection in Liver Transplantation (TA348)

Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 348

Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

1. Guidance

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.

© Copyright National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. All rights reserved. This material may be freely reproduced for educational and not for profit purposes within the NHS. No reproduction by or for commercial organisations is permitted without the express written permission of the Institute.

Enquiries concerning the guidance should be addressed to: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, MidCity Place, 71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6NA. email: nice@nice.org.uk

Everolimus for preventing organ rejection in liver transplantation

Issue Date: July 2015


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