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Long-term Pleiotropic Effect of Statins in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease

2014-07-23 21:11:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the long-term effects of statins, atorvastatin, upon Nitric Oxide, as an endothelial function assessment, and C-Reactive Protein, an inflammatory marker, levels in patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease. These long-term biological pleiotropic effects of statins will offer information on the role of endothelial function and systemic inflammation in the etiopathogenesis of PAD.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Intervention

Atorvastatin, Standard Medical Treatment

Location

Hospital Universitario Getafe
Getafe
Madrid
Spain
28905

Status

Completed

Source

Hospital Universitario Getafe

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:14-0400

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