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Protective Effect of Early High Dose stATins On Cardiovascular and Renal Events in Acute Coronary Syndrome

2019-09-18 03:27:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Registration of all ACS patients (STEMI and NSTEMI) admitted to the cardiology ward and scheduled for early invasive strategy. The aim is to evaluate the protective effects of early (on admission) high-dose high-potency statin therapy on early and mid-term cardiac and renal events in this subset of patients.

Description

Statin-naive patients and those on statin therapy with ACS who are admitted to the cardiology ward of our public (National Health Service) hospital and are scheduled for early invasive strategy receive immediately on admission, always before angiographic procedure, high-dose statin therapy. Either atorvastatin 80 mg or rosuvastatin 40 mg is administered at the discretion of the physician. During hospitalization various pertinent cardiac and renal parameters, including hematological, angiographic, clinical data are registered in a dedicated database. Clinical follow-up and hematological analysis are done 1 month after discharge. A second follow-up, either clinical or by telephone, is done 1 year after discharge.

Study Design

Conditions

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Location

Cardiology Division, Prato Hospital
Prato
Italy
59100

Status

Recruiting

Source

Centro Cardiopatici Toscani

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