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The Effect of Fasudil on Vascular Function in Humans

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00120718
First Posted: July 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 30, 2008
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Information provided by:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to evaluate how the rho kinase inhibitor, fasudil, affects vascular function in patients with atherosclerosis and hyperlipidemia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Atherosclerosis Hypercholesterolemia Drug: fasudil Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Fasudil on Vascular Function in Humans

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Further study details as provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Vascular reactivity

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rho kinase expression
  • Rho kinase activity
  • eNOS expression
  • eNOS activity
  • inflammatory markers

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: June 2002
Study Completion Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: January 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hyperlipidemia -OR-
  • Healthy adults

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unstable angina, myocardial infarction or revascularization within 3 months
  • Symptomatic heart failure
  • Creatinine > 3.0 mg/dl
  • Liver enzymes > 3X upper limit of normal
  • Chronic hypoxia
  • Significant anemia
  • Chronic inflammatory disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Willing to withdraw statins for duration of study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00120718


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mark A Creager, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mark A. Creager, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00120718     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2002-P-000890
First Submitted: July 12, 2005
First Posted: July 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 30, 2008
Last Verified: September 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atherosclerosis
Hypercholesterolemia
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Fasudil
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors