Search / Trial NCT00000490

Program on Surgical Control of Hyperlipidemias (POSCH)

Launched by UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA · Oct 27, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of July 23, 2024

Completed

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Description

BACKGROUND: The correlative evidence linking elevated cholesterol to increased risk of cardiovascular disease is incontrovertible. Animal studies have shown that significant reductions in disease in humans may be forthcoming if blood lipids are reduced from elevated levels. Beginning in the 1960s, some patients had undergone a surgical bypass procedure for hyperlipidemia. Patients were selected for surgery after dietary management had been carried out for three years. The average serum cholesterol concentrations decreased markedly and the decrease was sustained. This grant-supported clini...

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All

Eligibility criteria

  • Men and women, ages 30 to 64. Had one myocardial infarction. Had hyperlipoproteinemia.

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readout_NCT00000490_2024-07-23.pdf

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NCT00000490_study_protocol.pdf

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About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

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Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

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