Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial - Lipid Lowering Arm "ASCOT - LLA"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with untreated or treated hypertension with total cholesterol of 6.5mmol/L or lower, not taking a statin or fibrate and at least 3 risk factors for cardiovascular disease: electrocardiogram abnormailities, type 2 diabetes, male, peripheral arterial disease, previous stroke or transient ischemic attack, 55 years or older, microalbuminuria or proteinuria, smoking, family history of coronary heart disease, plasma TC/HDL of 6 or higher.

Exclusion Criteria

Previous myocardial infarction, currently treated angina, cerebrovascular event within 3 months, heart failure, uncontrolled arrhythmias, clinically important haematological or biochemical abnormalities.