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A Study to Determine the Degree of Additional Reduction in CV Risk in Lowering LDL Below Minimum Target Levels (TNT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00327691
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 18, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2007
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Brief Summary:
The primary objective of this study is to determine the degree of additional reduction in cardiovascular risk that was accrued to patients by lowering their LDL-C beyond the currently accepted minimum target level for patients with pre-existing CHD. Secondary objectives include the safety profile of this treatment strategy, its cost-effectiveness, effect on other atherosclerotic-related events and procedures, and total mortality.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cardiovascular Disease Cerebrovascular Accident Coronary Heart Disease Drug: Atorvastatin Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 8600 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Effect Of LDL-Cholesterol, Lowering Beyond Currently Recommended Minimum Targets On Coronary Heart Disesse (CHD) Recurrence In Patients With Pre-Existing CHD
Study Start Date : April 1998
Study Completion Date : August 2004

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The primary outcome is the time to occurrence of a major
  2. cardiovascular event, defined as the composite outcome of the
  3. following clinical endpoints
  4. CHD death
  5. Non-fatal/Non-procedure related MI
  6. Resuscitated cardiac arrest or fatal/non-fatal stroke

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The occurrence of the following clinical events
  2. Major coronary event (CHD death, non fatal myocardial infarction or resuscitated cardiac arrest)
  3. any coronary event (major coronary event or CABG
  4. PTCA, other revascularization procedure, procedure-related myocardial infarction, or documented angina)
  5. cerebrovascular event (fatal or non fatal stroke, TIA)
  6. peripheral vascular disease; hospitalization with primary diagnosis' of CHF
  7. any cardiovascular event (any of the above); and all-cause mortality.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Men and women age 35-75 who have evident CHD

Exclusion Criteria:

Known hypersensitivity to HMG CO-A reductase therapy, liver disease, evidence of secondary hyperlipidemia

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Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00327691    
Other Study ID Numbers: 0981-117
First Posted: May 18, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2007
Last Verified: May 2007
Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Major cardiovascular event
Major Coronary event
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors