A Study To Evaluate the Effect of Rosuvastatin On Intravascular Ultrasound-Derived Coronary Atheroma Burden (ASTEROID)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00240318
First received: October 16, 2005
Last updated: November 18, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if 40 mg of rosuvastatin taken daily will reduce the atherosclerosis (fatty deposits) in your arteries


Condition Intervention Phase
Coronary Arteriosclerosis
Drug: Rosuvastatin calcium
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 104-Week, Open-label, Multi-centre, Phase IIIb Study Evaluating the Effect of Treatment With Rosuvastatin 40 mg on Atherosclerotic Disease as Measured by Intravascular Ultrasound and Quantitative Coronary Angiography in Subjects Undergoing Coronary Angiography Who Have Coronary Artery Disease

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to evaluate whether 2 years of treatment with 40 mg rosuvastatin results in regression of coronary artery atheroma burden via the total atheroma volume in the most diseased segment or the percent atheroma volume, as measured by IVUS

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • to evaluate whether treatment with rosuvastatin results in:
  • Regression of coronary artery atheroma burden, as assessed by TAV
  • Regression of coronary artery disease as measured by quantitative coronary angiography (QCA).
  • To evaluate the change in lipid and lipoprotein levels as assessed by percentage change from baseline.
  • To evaluate the safety of rosuvastatin

Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: November 2005
Primary Completion Date: November 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Rosuvastatin calcium
    Other Name: Crestor
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical indication for coronary catheterization. Target Coronary Artery: The target vessel must have .50% reduction in lumen diameter by angiographic visual estimation throughout a segment of at least 40 mm in length (the target segment) and the vessel must be large enough to accommodate the IVUS catheter. A lesion of up to 60% is permitted distal to the target segment. Side branches of the target (imaged) vessel may be narrowed up to 70% by visual estimation, provided the target segment contains no lesion greater than 50%.

Exclusion Criteria:

Use of lipid-lowering medication for more than 3 months within the previous 12 months. Longer periods of treatment are not permitted because of the potential effects of such therapy on coronary atherosclerosis. Subjects receiving treatment with a lipid-lowering medication within the past 4 weeks require a 4-week wash-out period following which a baseline lipid profile will be taken at visit 2.

Clinically significant heart disease which, in the opinion of the Principal Investigator (or designee), is likely to require coronary bypass surgery, cardiac transplantation, surgical repair and/or replacement during the course of the study.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00240318

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Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Crestor Medical Sciences Director, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00240318     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D3562C00076
Study First Received: October 16, 2005
Last Updated: November 18, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Coronary Artery Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arteriosclerosis
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Rosuvastatin
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Enzyme Inhibitors
Lipid Regulating Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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