Does Statin Therapy Reduce Sympathoexcitation in Hypertension?
A number of patients with hypertension have increased central sympathetic activity. Statins seem to inhibit central sympathetic output. This study assesses the effect of statins on central sympathetic activity in hypertension patients.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
|Official Title:||Does Statin Therapy Reduce Sympathoexcitation in Hypertension?|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00497016
|Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen|
|NIjmegen, Netherlands, 6500 HB|
|Principal Investigator:||Cees J Tack, MD, PhD||Radboud University|