hsCRP in Japan Statin Treatment Against Recurrent Stroke (J-STARS hsCRP)


Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Ischemic stroke except for cardiogenic embolism, from 1 month to 3 years after onset
- Hyperlipidemia and total cholesterol level of 180-240mg/dl without the prescription of statin within previous 30 days
- Able to visit outpatient department
- Informed consent on the form filled in by the patient.

Exclusion Criteria

- Ischemic stroke of other determined cause according to the TOAST classification
- Ischemic heart disease and necessary to use statin
- Hemorrhagic disorders
- Platelet count <=100,000/ul within 3 months prior to study start
- Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST)>= 100IU/L within 3 months prior to study start
- Serum creatinine >=2.0mg/dl within 3 months prior to study start
- A scheduled operation
- The presence of malignant disorder