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Effect of Fluvastatin on Top of Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Patients After DES Implantation on Platelet Aggregation (EFA-1)

This study has been completed.
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University Hospital Inselspital, Berne Identifier:
First received: April 23, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2007
History: No changes posted
The purpose of the study was to determine the influence of fluvastatin and atorvastatin on platelet aggregation in patients treated with aspirin and plavix after coronary stenting. We hypothezied a positive effect of fluvastatin on platelet aggregation levels.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: fluvastatin
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Fluvastatin on Top of Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Patients After DES Implantation on Platelet Aggregation

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Estimated Enrollment: 100
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients with stent implantation followed by treatment with aspirin and clopidogrel
  • routinely treated with acetylsalicylic 100 mg/day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute coronary syndrome
  • use of a GPIIb/IIIa inhibitor
  • allergy to acetylsalicylic acid, clopidogrel, statins
  • elevated liver enzymes (> 3 x norm value)
  • muscle myopathy
  • active liver disease
  • recent gastrointestinal bleeding (< 3 months)
  • known platelet dysfunction or abnormal platelet count
  • pregnancy
  • indication for treatment with non-steroidal drugs
  • indication for long-term treatment with a drug metabolized by cytochrome p450 3A4 or 2C9
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00465322

Cardiology University Hospital
Bern, Switzerland, 3010
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Principal Investigator: Otto M Hess, Prof. Cardiology University Hospital Bern
Principal Investigator: Peter Wenaweser, MD Cardiology University Hospital Bern
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00465322     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1101
Study First Received: April 23, 2007
Last Updated: April 23, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Purinergic P2Y Receptor Antagonists
Purinergic P2 Receptor Antagonists
Purinergic Antagonists
Purinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors processed this record on April 26, 2017