Epidemiology of Acute Phase Protein and CHD

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2016
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
To use the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT) stored serum bank to do nested case-control studies of various serum risk factors in coronary heart disease incidence and mortality.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Coronary Disease Heart Diseases Atherosclerosis

Detailed Description:


The use of stored serum from the MRFIT cohort contributed additional information on how various lipid fractions and other serum constituents interact to produce atherosclerotic disease. The cost of performing such studies on a new cohort would be many times greater.


The case-control study evaluated: 1) the relationship between acute phase reactants, albumin, alpha 1 glycoprotein c-reactive protein and sialic acid; 2) oxidized low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDLC) measured by thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS), and risk of myocardial infarction or coronary heart disease death; 3) Lp(a); 4) antioxidized vitamin E and carotene. The study was done in one year because of the need to analyze the specimens shortly after they were thawed. The statistical analysis was done in collaboration with University of Minnesota Coordinating Center.

The study completion date listed in this record was obtained from the "End Date" entered in the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS) record.

Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : April 1993
Actual Study Completion Date : March 1995

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00005371

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Lewis Kuller University of Pittsburgh Identifier: NCT00005371     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4262
R01HL049872 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2016
Last Verified: March 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia