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Pan-European Survey on the Under Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia (CEPHEUS)

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 11, 2007
Last updated: November 19, 2007
Last verified: November 2007
The survey try to establish the proportion of patients on lipid-lowering pharmacological treatment reaching the LDL-C goals according to the Third Joint European Task Force guidelines, overall and by country.·


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pan-European Survey on the Under Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The number and percentage of patients achieving the LDL-C goals, according to the Third Joint European Task Force guidelines, overall and by country.

Enrollment: 6500
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients had to be on a lipid-lowering drug treatment for at least 3 months, with no dose change for a minimum of 6 weeks.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00542867

Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: M. Hermans UCL
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00542867     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SRP-CB-CRE-2006/01
Study First Received: October 11, 2007
Last Updated: November 19, 2007

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Third Joint European Task Force guidelines

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on May 23, 2017