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AURORA: Crestor 10mg Versus Placebo in Subjects With End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00240331
First Posted: October 18, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2011
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Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to see if rosuvastatin helps to reduce the number of heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular deaths in patients undergoing haemodialysis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Renal Failure Drug: 10mg Rosuvastatin Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Study to Evaluate the Use of Rosuvastatin in Subjects On Regular Haemodialysis: an Assessment of Survival and Cardiovascular Events (AURORA). A Double Blind, Randomised, Phase 3b, Parallel-group Study to Compare the Effects of Rosuvastatin With Placebo on Assessment of Survival & Cardiovascular Events When Given to Subjects With End-stage Renal Failure on Chronic Haemodialysis Treatment

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Randomised Participants With a Major Cardiovascular Event (Non-fatal Stroke, Non-fatal Myocardial Infarction or Cardiovascular Death) [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Randomised Participants That Died From Any Cause. [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]
  • Number of Randomised Participants With a Major Cardiovascular Event or That Died From Any Known Cause [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]
  • Number of Randomised Participants That Died From Cardiovascular Cause [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]
  • Number of Randomised Participants That Died From Non Cardiovascular Cause [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]
  • Number of Randomised Participants With an Atherosclerotic Cardiac Event (Non-fatal Myocardial Infarction or Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Death) [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]
  • Number of Randomised Participants That Experienced a Procedure as a Result of Stenosis or Thrombosis of the Vascular Access (Arteriovenous (AV) Fistulas and Grafts Only) for Haemodialysis. [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]
  • Number of Randomised Participants That Experienced a Coronary or Peripheral Revascularisation (Including Above Ankle Limb Amputations). [ Time Frame: Events were reported continuously during the study. Duration of follow-up ranged from 1 day to 5.6 years ]

Enrollment: 2776
Study Start Date: January 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2008
Primary Completion Date: October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Rosuvastatin 10mg Drug: 10mg Rosuvastatin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
matching Placebo
Drug: Placebo

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female subjects with end-stage renal failure aged 50-80 years, who have received regular haemodialysis treatment for at least 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects will have no underlying condition that is expected to limit survival to less than 1 year and is also unrelated to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Subjects should not have received a statin therapy within the past 6 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00240331


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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: MSD, AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00240331     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4522IL/0096
D3562C00096
First Submitted: October 16, 2005
First Posted: October 18, 2005
Results First Submitted: September 29, 2009
Results First Posted: November 4, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
End Stage Renal Failure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Rosuvastatin Calcium
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Enzyme Inhibitors
Lipid Regulating Agents